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Eating Out Tips: Indian

Things can go either way with Indian food, depending on the choices you make. Rich curries with creamy sauces should be avoided if you're watching your weight or your fat intake. Naan breads are also often made with a lot of butter, ghee or oil and can add extra unwanted...

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Eating Out Tips: Mexican

Mexican food can offer some healthy choices if you're prepared to forego the cheese, sour cream and tortilla chips. Good options include tamales, grilled meat and fish dishes, fajitas and soft tacos. If you're eating at Taco Bell, choose from their Fresco menu. The items on there have a calorie...

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Eating Out Tips: Greek and Lebanese

There are lots of healthy, low-fat foods to choose from in Lebanese and Greek cooking styles. Dips, in particular, are a good choice, especially if low-fat varieties are available. Hummus, tzatziki and baba ghannouj make great choices. Other good choices include Greek salad with low-fat dressing, and tabouli (cracked wheat...

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Contributing Authors: Susan Brown-Neaves, Joan Bushman, MPH, RD, Anna Delany, Rawinia Gregory