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Healthy Dining is Headed Your Way!

Are you big on eating out but grapple with the lack of healthy options out there in restaurantland? Well a new website is being launched to help you navigate through that maze of menus. It’s called and is the first of its kind. The website will serve as a resource for diners to find restaurants in their area that offer healthier choices. You’ll even be able to check out the nutrition facts for those dishes. Who could ask for more?

The Healthy Dining organization has been guiding Southern Californians for over 15 years to guilt free noshing away from home. But now they are getting set to go nationwide (thanx to support from the National Restaurant Association, and a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) with the website. is in its infancy but you can go online now to peruse through the site. The folks behind this great resource are working furiously to sign on more and more restaurants.

They actually help each restaurant either formulate new recipes or tinker with old ones to make them healthier. Any kind of restaurant can be part of the program from fast food to fine dining. There’s no limit. If you want any of your favorite eating places to get an overhaul encourage them to try the Healthy Dining way.

This certainly doesn’t mean you can’t indulge once in a while and enjoy those old favorites. Healthy Dining just helps you make better choices all those other times. So check out the website and if you can’t find anything in your area, go to your neighborhood eateries and tell them all about Let them know you want options!

Buon Appetito!
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About the Author

Registered dietitian Andrea N. Giancoli is a nutrition advocate, consultant and educator.