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Healthier choices when eating out

The ACT Nutrition Support Service - ACTNSS » Nutrition Info Hub » Healthier choices when eating out

Healthier choices when eating out

Eating away from home can mean that your meal is higher in kilojoules, saturated fat, sugar and sodium than homemade equivalents, making them a less healthy choice. If you choose to enjoy eating at your favourite café, club or restaurant on occasion, follow the tips below to make a healthier choice.

Enjoy these options

Steak sandwich served with salad

Grilled chicken or lean beef burger served with salad    

Grilled fish with salad or vegetables  

Tomato based pasta dishes   

Lean meat, served with steamed or grilled vegetables

Salad with grilled chicken, salmon or egg

Soup with wholegrain bread roll

Mixed vegetable dishes eg vegetable stir fry

Bruschetta with tomato or mushrooms

Panini or sourdough with lean meat and salads

Poached eggs on toast

Avocado on toast 

Frittata with side of salad or vegetables

Swap iced cakes for a fruit scone or raisin toast

Choose a side of salad or vegetables instead of chips

Ask for dressings and creamy sauces, including gravy, on the side

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