Learn how to play with some of your favorite Halloween recipes so that they won’t send you into a sugar coma. You will also learn how to turn a protein-packed egg into a ghoulish-looking eyeball. Sounds funky?
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Tune in this Tuesday, September 22 on The Rachael Ray Show when the bestselling author and Eat This, Not That guru, David Zinczenko, stops by to give us the shocking nutritional truth about 14 buffet table faves.
From chili and turkey wraps to tator tots and the dicey salad bar, Zinczenko will show us how simple swaps at the cafeteria can add up to pounds lost over the course of the year without ever dieting.
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We always hear about how unhealthy restaurants are with their giant portion sizes and fat-laden meals, but what about shedding some positive light on restaurants? After all, many restaurants go to great lengths to ensure they’re serving delicious food that let you make healthy dining choices.
David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding, of Men’s Health magazine and co-creators of the Eat This, Not That series, have researched the country’s healthiest restaurants and rated them on a number of different factors. They looked at the calories contained in an average restaurant entree, which is also an indicator of portion size as well as whether or not the restaurant served a fruit or veggie side dish, if they offered whole grains and whether they cooked with trans fats.
Here are their top picks for healthy restaurants:
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What would we do without our healthy allies David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding, who brought us Eat This Not That!? They have done some homework for us on the WORST foods you can eat or even split with another person for 2009. And my friends, it doesn’t look pretty. Get out the smelling salts and sit down as you read on about how nutritionally-offensive some of your favorite restaurant and grocery store eats stack up:
(FYI: This list is in no particular order. It’s all bad news.)
1. Bob Evans’ banana pecan pancakes = 1,543 calories
2. Marie Callender’s Creamy Parmesan Chicken Pot Pie = 1,060 calories
3. Blimpie Veggie Supreme 12″ = 1,106 calories
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Our honest and nutrition savvy friends are at it again. David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding who brought us Eat This Not That! have added to their no-nonsense food guides with their latest creation: Eat This Not That! Supermarket Survival Guide: The No-Diet Weight Loss Solution.
Their book is not a diet, but rather it gives tons of practical and accurate information on how to navigate yourself through the grocery store and not end up with a cart full of Whole Grain Pop Tarts and diet soda while thinking that you’re eating healthy. These two authors and health experts give us food label reading 101 in addition to helping us choose the healthiest snacks, the tastiest and leanest pieces of meat, and the most nutrient-dense produce so that you (and your family) can stay healthy, lose weight and save money. In these tough economic times, that sounds pretty OK.
Even if you think that you know your way around the grocery store, you’ll learn heaps of new information such as secrets that the food industry doesn’t want you to know and the 20 worst foods sold at every grocery store around the country.
With New Years resolutions just a mere month away, you might want to think about pre-ordering Eat This, Not That Supermarket Survival Guide so that when the ball drops, you can hit the ground charging with your grocery cart in tow armed with the healthiest shopping-savvy info out there! The book releases Dec. 30, 2008.