Healthy Restaurant Food
7 Healthy Take-Out Meal Ideas
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If you’re ordering pizza
Choose: Thin-crust veggie supreme pizza (about 460 calories for 2 large slices)
Pizza can be a reasonably nutritious meal if you build it right. To cut calories, opt for a thin crust. On a slice of Papa John's you'll save about 40 calories per slice just by selecting thin-crust. (Video: Lose Weight in Seconds) Skip or minimize extra cheese and meats that tend to be fatty, like pepperoni or sausage, and load up your pizza with veggies instead, suggests Hope Warshaw, RD, author of Guide to Healthy Restaurant Eating. In addition to saving you calories, the veggies will inject a couple of grams of dietary fiber into your meal (about 2 g a slice) as well as traces of vitamins.
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