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Dr. Jo's Eat Out Healthy

Be prepared to order healthier options when eating out.

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Dr. Joanne Lichten has written a book to help guide those that are trying to watch their eating when eating at restaurants. Nothing is worse than being unprepared, but with her book Dr. Jo’s Eat Out Healthy, you can make responsible choices whether you are dining at a cafeteria, fast food restaurant or your favorite Italian bistro. Dr. Joanne Lichten or Dr. Jo as she is affectionately known is a noted public speaker and registered dietician as well as an author. Dr. Jo has had articles featured in publications like the Washington Post, Muscle and Fitness, Weight Watchers, Prevention and Cooking Light. In Dr. Jo’s Eat Out Healthy, Dr. Jo has done all of the work to help you make the healthiest choices each time you dine out.

The book contains nutrition information for over 150 of the nation’s most popular restaurants. Before jumping into the various restaurants and what to order, Dr. Jo discusses some of the current statistics concerning Americans and obesity. One of Dr. Jo’s key recommendations is to cut down the high amounts of fat that are usually used in preparing restaurant meals. This doesn’t mean that you eat no fat at all, but when eating out, choose options that are less prone to have added fat. This book has tips that work no matter what type of diet you might be following. Whether you are counting carbohydrates, increasing your fiber intake, cutting back on sodium or avoiding gluten, there is some helpful information available. Along with information about specific restaurants, there is general eating out advice for breakfast, lunch and dinner meals. There really is nothing left for you to do except follow the advice in the book when you go out to eat.

PRO
  • Offers easy to understand advice for eating out
  • Works no matter what type of diet you are following
  • Includes nutrition info for over 150 restaurants
  • Breaks down all of the most popular foods for dieters
  • Shows that healthy choices can be made when eating out
CON
  • None to speak of
DIET and NUTRITION

Dr. Jo’s Eat Out Healthy is all about how to make healthier choices when eating out. This book not only offers nutrition information and suggestions for ordering at specific restaurants, it also gives some general tips that you can use at restaurants that might not be included in the book. Most of the popular restaurant chains are included though. Many of the tips are common sense things to do and can save hundreds of calories in the long run. Some popular tips include:

  • Order the smallest burger available
  • Consider choosing turkey, roast beef or ham sandwiches
  • Use mustard instead of mayonnaise
  • Choose whole grain if possible
  • Limit your alcohol consumption

Following the tips in Dr. Jo’s Eat Out Healthy can make a huge difference in the amount of calories you consume in just one restaurant meal. Whether you are eating breakfast, lunch or dinner, you can cut calories by making the proper choices. Restaurants like Chili’s, Red Lobster, WhatABurger, Olive Garden and several others are represented along with some smarter choices from their menu.

EXERCISE

There is no exercise guidance in Dr. Jo’s Eat Out Healthy.

CONCLUSION

Eating out doesn’t have to be a challenge if you are armed with the right tools. Dr. Jo’s Eat Out Healthy book can help you be prepared for your meal so that you can order smart and avoid taking in too many calories during one meal. This book can help you have your entire meal selected before you ever leave the house. Anyone that wants to make wise decisions when eating meals away from home can use this book as a helpful resource.

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