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Eating Out on a Diet

Whether you’re holidaying in the tropics or having a night out at the Greek taverna in the your local high street, Dietitian, Juliette Kellow, shares her top tips for eating out without piling on the pounds.

Eat Out… and Stay Slim

By Dietitian, Juliette Kellow BSc RD

it Italian Food

You won’t find better pizzas or pasta dishes anywhere else in the world, but most Italian menus also include grilled fish and chicken, which can be great diet choices.

gr Greek Food

Grease really can be the word for some Greek meals, which are often swimming in olive oil.

sp Spanish Food

While plenty of costal areas cater for British tastes and specialise in fish and chips and full English breakfast, Spanish dishes may be kinder to your waistline.

th Thai Food

Eating out Thai style is a good choice as there are usually plenty of healthy options on the menu and portion sizes tend to be small.

uk UK Food

Whether you’re on holiday in the UK or dining out in a traditional English restaurant, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

fr French Food

Cooking is an art form in France and the taste and appearance of food is generally regarded as being more important than its health benefits.

tm American and Mexican Food

Many American and Mexican restaurants feature fast food – with meat and fries making up the bulk of the dishes.

in Indian Food

Spicy Indian meals can be a great choice because even a small portion can satisfy your taste buds.

ch Chinese Food

Although traditional Chinese meals are low-in fat and packed with vitamins and minerals, the dishes from Chinese restaurants and takeaways can be loaded with calories.

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