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Book Review: Dr. Jo’s Eat Out Healthy

Eat Out HealthyDo you think there is nothing healthy to eat when eating out? Think again!

Dr. Jo’s Eat Out Healthy is a great tool to help anyone navigate healthfully through the world of dining out no matter what your taste or your nutrition knowledge base may be. This book starts off with the basics of nutrition and health as well as general tips to eat out healthy before launching into the more gritty details of the specific restaurants and food groups.

It has something for everyone, whether you are a college student who frequents the drive-thru’s of Taco Bell and In-N-Out Burger or a fifty-something who likes to dine out with your spouse from time-to-time at Lone Star or Morton’s Steakhouses. Dr. Jo equips you with info to eat out confidently without forfeiting your health…or your skinny jeans. 

Dr. Jo offers great tips for healthy eating that are specific to each restaurant. The book includes over 100 popular restaurants across America so there are sure to be some names you recognize from your town. If not, have no fear! Dr. Jo also runs through an array of other helpful topics listed below to aid in your dining out experiences:

  • Breakfast
  • Pizza
  • Appetizers & Small plates
  • Beverages
  • Soups & Salads
  • Ethnic Cuisines
  • Sweets & Treats

So, whether you are clueless when it comes to ordering off of a menu or you think you have an okay handle on things, Eat Out Healthy can most assuredly increase your knowledge base on how to make good choices while eating out.

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Tara Gidus is a nationally recognized expert and spokesperson on nutrition and fitness.