Figuring out what's healthy for kids to eat at chain restaurants (or school cafeterias) gives me a headache. Especially if we are waiting in a long line and by the time I reach the counter to order I am so hungry I would almost eat the cardboard boxes holding the burgers.
Never fear, there is a new book out to save the day--even when your brain is suffering from food deprivation. The new book Eat This Not That! for Kids! makes it visually and nutritionally fun for kids and adults to select healthy foods to eat at home or on the go.
Just like the other Eat This books by David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding, their new book compares popular menu items and even includes great color photos to help get the kids involved in healthy menu choices. Keep in mind, you aren't always going to be able to find the most nutritious meal at a chain (or other) restaurant. Even though this book highlights the "healthier choice", not all food choices at fast food chains are healthy. But finding out which is the lesser of the two evils can help.
Nutrition experts Keith Ayoob and Margo Wootan say Eat This, Not That! For Kids! has much good advice, but they also note a few nutritional warnings in this link .
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