Eating Out

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It may seem hard to eat out healthfully before or after bariatric surgery.  But eating away from home or on the run can still be healthy, it just takes planning and preparation.

Healthy options buzzwords

Steamed

Garden fresh

Broiled

Baked

Roasted

Poached

Lightly sautéed

Stir-fried

Foods with hidden calories and fat 

Gravies

Sauces

Cream based soups

Creamy pasta sauces

Dressings

**Ask for all of these on the side

Healthy Protein Options

Lean meats-

  • Chicken
  • Turkey
  • Fish
  • Sausage
  • Pork

Low fat yogurts

Egg white omelets

Beans

Low fat cheese

Low fat cottage cheese

Soy or tofu dish

 

Be prepared!  You may want to have a protein option that you bring with you just in case there is not a healthy protein you can eat when you are away from home.

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