Are Meals Healthier After Restaurant Menu Changes?

 

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According to a study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, caloric and sodium content in main entrees at restaurants have remained the same despite claim of healthier menus. Researchers evaluated the nutritional content changes of 26,000 regular menu entrees from 213 popular U.S. restaurant chains and found that the average entree still contained around 700 calories and 1,500 milligrams of sodium. Even though restaurants are offering healthier menus, Americans are still unknowingly consuming high-calorie, high-sodium options. What do you recommend as healthy options when dining out?

 

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