Perhaps you saw today’s headline: “Want Healthy Food? Don’t Eat Out.” As a PhD nutritionist and author of Eat Out Healthy, the article was not at all surprising to me. Restaurant meals are VERY large (and therefore, very high in calories) – many have as many calories as we need for the ENTIRE day! And, […]
Most people don’t think of steaks as healthy, but as you can see in my book, Eat Out Healthy, Outback offers quite a number of menu choices (including steaks) that fit into the moderate calorie range. Plus there are many vegetable options, too, including green beans, broccoli, asparagus, mixed veggies, sweet potato, and a baked […]
Today is MyPlate Day! As the author of Eat Out Healthy, I want you to know that you CAN eat out healthy according to the MyPlate strategy of filling your plate with mostly plant-based fruits, vegetables, and grains. Here are some best bets: Outback Steakhouse – Grilled Shrimp on the Barbie with a side of Steamed Vegetables and […]
You really can “eat out and lose weight.” One of the keys is mindful eating in restaurants. A recent study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior randomly divided women into two groups – one received a two-hour session a week for six weeks teaching mindful eating, combined with education about making healthful choices […]
As an industry consultant & author of Eat Out Healthy, Dr. Jo offers tips for restaurants to offer more healthful foods.