September 11, 2013
Which restaurant meal would be best to help your muscles recover after a workout?
If you stop to get a coffee and a snack at Starbucks, which menu item would be your best choice if you’re trying to lose weight?
Which of these menu descriptions should you NOT choose if you’re trying to drop a few pounds?
If high blood pressure or heart disease runs in your family and you’re trying to cut back on sodium, which Chili’s menu item should you skip?
Which Outback Steak House side order from the list below has the lowest amount of sodium and up to two-thirds less fat and calories than the others?
If you’re reviewing a list of ingredients for menu items at a local bakery and are trying to avoid all forms of sugar, which ingredient can you have?
If you are lactose intolerant and go to brunch at a local diner, which menu item is least likely to contain milk?
If you meet a friend at a local restaurant for an after-dinner treat, which menu choice is least likely to negatively impact your sleep?
If you’re at a seafood restaurant and are trying to limit your exposure to the neurotoxin mercury, which fish option should you select?
If you’re at a local sandwich shop and browsing the soup menu, which menu item would likely be the best choice if you’re looking for the lowest-calorie soup?
The Nutrition TwinsContributor
Tammy Lakatos Shames and Elysse (“Lyssie”) Lakatos, The Nutrition Twins®, share a passion to teach people how to eat healthfully and exercise so they'll have energy to live happy lives. The twins have been featured as nutrition experts on Good Morning America, Discovery Health, Fox News, NBC, Bravo, CBS, The Learning Channel, FitTV, Oxygen Network, and Fox & Friends. They co-wrote The Nutrition Twins Veggie Cure: Expert Advice and Tantalizing Recipes for Health, Energy and Beauty, The Secret to Skinny: How Salt Makes You Fat and the 4-Week Plan to Drop A Size & Get Healthier with Simple Low Sodium Swaps. The twins are both ACE Certified Personal Trainers, and members of the American Dietetic Association and several Dietetic Practice Groups.