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Lifestyle Tips: Making healthy choices Use these tips as a guide for ordering when dining out: American 77 Grilled chicken or fish (without breading) instead of fried 77 Salad or baked potato in instead of fries 77 Fresh vegetables at the salad bar, oil and vinegar dressing 77 Veggie burger instead of a hamburger Asian 77 Steamed dishes instead of fried 77 Have fish, chicken or tofu 77 Vegetable dish instead of a meat dish 77 Dip food into sauce rather than pouring sauce on top Italian 77 Order pasta with marinara sauce; don’t add Parmesan cheese 77 Ask for pizza to be made with half the normal amount of cheese, or order a variety with no cheese 77 Order dishes with broccoli, spinach and mushrooms instead of sausage and pepperoni 77 Avoid dishes with lots of cheese or cheese sauce Mexican 77 Fajitas with vegetables, chicken, chili peppers and a pinch of cheese 77 Soft flour or corn tortillas instead of chips 77 Guacamole instead of sour cream 77 Black beans instead of refried Making Healthy Choices Use these tips as a guide for ordering when dining out: American ■■ Grilled chicken or fish (without breading) instead of fried ■■ Salad or baked potato in instead of fries ■■ Fresh vegetables at the salad bar, oil and vinegar dressing ■■ Veggie burger instead of a hamburger Asian ■■ Steamed dishes instead of fried ■■ Have fish, chicken or tofu ■■ Vegetable dish instead of a meat dish ■■ Dip food into sauce rather than pouring sauce on top Italian ■■ Order pasta with marinara sauce; don’t add Parmesan cheese English Español A PATIENT RESOURCE GUIDE Women and Heart Disease ■■ Ask for pizza to be made with half the normal amount of cheese, or order a variety with no cheese ■■ Order dishes with broccoli, spinach and mushrooms instead of sausage and pepperoni ■■ Avoid dishes with lots of cheese or cheese sauce Mexican ■■ Fajitas with vegetables, chicken, chili peppers and a pinch of cheese ■■ Soft flour or corn tortillas instead of chips ■■ Guacamole instead of sour cream ■■ Black beans instead of refried © 2016 WomenHeart, ABC, CardioSmart, and StayWell. All rights reserved. Making Healthy Choices Download/print this PDF You’re making great progress! Take a short quiz on what you’ve learned so far. Click here to begin… 39


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