Finding Healthy Food Court Options


(KPRC) When you’re out shopping and don’t want to leave the mall for lunch, you’re limited with just the choices at the food court. While fast food options may not scream healthy diet, there are plenty of choices that can lead you to a low-calorie meal.

“If you’re craving pizza, get that one slice. They are pretty big slices, but that’s OK and then they have a whole bunch of really good salad options so get a big side salad and half your meal is kind of those veggies and can balance out that way too,” says registered dietitian Chelsea Johnson.

Limiting portions and going for a healthy side (like fruit or a side salad) is the message at every restaurant at the food court. Johnson says the same is true at McDonald’s, Subway and Chick-fil-A.

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