Choose a healthy restaurant

In their book, Eat This, Not That! Thousands of Simple Food Swaps that Can Save You 10, 20, 30 Pounds–or More! [Rodale, 2007; ISBN-13: 978-1594868542], David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding compare similar foods with wildly different nutritional content. On this site, they compare restaurant offerings and suggest that, if we make the right choices, we can shed pounds without actually having to count calories. Browse national restaurant chains by name or food type to see their overall grades for a healthy, nutritious menu. (Au Bon Pain: A-; Applebee’s: F) There are nutrition tips here, too, along with a “Menu Decoder” to help us understand what are the best choices while eating out.


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