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Eating Out

  1. When you are eating out, agree on at least 1 healthy substitution with your child
  2. Talk to your child before ordering a meal and give them a choice of milk, 100% juice or water instead of soda.
  3. Most restaurant entrees are enough for two people to eat. Order the regular size and split the order and share it.
  4. Don’t be shy about making healthy substitutions even in Kids Fun Meals (usually comes with a toy)
  5. Avoid ordering extra large portions just because they are a deal
  6. Ask for child’s size, even for á la Carte items
  7. Talk to your child before ordering a meal so that substitutions are already agreed upon
  8. Order salads with ‘lite’ or non-fat dressing instead of regular dressing
  9. Choose water, milk or 100% fruit juice instead of soda
  10. Stir fried, steamed, roasted or broiled dishes are healthier choices than battered or deep fried.
  11. Use salsa and mustard instead of mayonnaise
  12. Choose a regular, single patty hamburger without cheese and mayonnaise
  13. Order prepared foods steamed, broiled, grilled, poached, or roasted- not fried
  14. Avoid foods with the words jumbo, giant, super sized or deluxe in the name.
  15. Let your child know that they can ask for food items prepared a specific way to make a meal healthier.
  16. Drink nonfat or low fat milk or water instead of whole milk
  17. Minimize the use of gravy, sauces and dressings; have them served on the side
  18. Ask for fruit instead of fries or chips




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