No salt, no sugar, no fat diet. That’s what the first nutritionist I saw after my 2012 angioplasty told me to follow, or as low of each of those as possible, 1,500 mgs of sodium a day, 40 grams of fat, 10 of saturated, and 40 grams of sugar.
Trying to do that while eating away from home at restaurants, fast food outlets and on special occasions can be nearly impossible. But we’re here to help. Our eating away from home page has more than 50 posts on restaurants in eight metro areas across the country plus posts on national chains of all strips from McDonalds, to the upscale Seasons 52 and the in-between Houlihan’s and Yard House.
Trying to eat healthy at Universal Studios? Good luck with that one, I tried and lost weight every day I was there, you can read about it here, along with a companion piece on trying to eat health at Disney.
Want a low-salt meal on a trans-Atlantic flight? Good luck with that too, I had the worst meal every when I requested a low-salt meal on Delta, you can read the grim details here and hopefully avoid a similar meal.
Eating out on a salt-, fat- and sugar-restricted diet is tough, but you can find dishes, we’re here to help. Check out our expanded Eating Away from Home page today.