I’ve just returned from a delightful, relaxing two week road trip, a.k.a. vacation…ahhh!
We traveled the highways and byways of upstate New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Boston, Western Mass, and Pennsylvania Dutch country. We ate B&B breakfasts, standard fare breakfasts at anywhere America hotels; lunches and dinners at cutsy bistros, American style restaurants and as much ethnic fare as we could find…and a scattering of yummy desserts. I'm pleased to say we ate at NO fast food restaurants and just about zilch chains…yeh!
Warshaw is quoted in the June issue of Energy Times in the story, "Surviving the Restaurant Meal". The well written story offers readers insights and strategies to choose restaurants with healthier offerings and to choose healthier items once they've stepped across the restaurant's threshold.
USA Today Money Section reporter Bruce Horovitz, quotes Warshaw in story, “Subway Jumps on Avocado Bandwagon". Warshaw applauds Subway for spreading avocado from California across the nation.
Writer Angeligue Soenarie quotes Warshaw in Arizona Republic (Sun, 4/17/11) in "Restaurant Chains Prepare for New Menu-Labeling Rules". The story discusses how restaurant chains across the U.S. are preparing for and coping with the recently proposed menu-labeling rules from FDA expected to go into effect sometime in 2012.
Rima Kleiner's recent blog post Chat with an Inspiring RD: Hope Warshaw, provides Warshaw's top three tips for healthier restaurant eating, her thoughts about where the dietary guidelines 2010 fell short and why parents need to be concerned about their child's weight and eating habits. Yes, also learn about Warshaw's food fix.
Eat Out, Eat Right: The Guide to Healthier Restaurant Eating gets a positive review on Rebecca Blitzer's (MS, RD) website. K. Fortunato, a dietetic intern working with Blitzer's private practice, who wrote the review highlights: "The book begins with general restaurant tips, skills and strategies to make better decisions . My favorite part is the “10 Pitfalls of Restuarant Foods” which has shocking facts about certain foods to avoid that you may have never realized .
Tip #1 Make a Split Decision..."Or try the one fewer trick, says Hope Warsahaw, RD, author of Eat Out, Eat Right: for four people, order threes dishes and a side salad...and split everything."
Warshaw's best-selling book Eat Out, Eat Right makes Chicago Now blogger Jenna Bell, PhD, RD's list of 'My Favorite Diet & Nutrition Books' in her 1/15/10 Eat Right Around Chicago column. See Bell's list of favorite books and read her short reviews.
Warshaw is quoted along with several other RD authors in WebMD story posted 12/10/09 How to Design Your Own Diet. The story, written by dietitian Elizabeth Ward, offers strategies to figure out a personalized weight loss plan based on individual needs vs. a one-size-fits-all eat this, not that approach. Warshaw is quoted on the topic of healthy restaurant eating and author of Eat Out, Eat Right.
Ah yes, as you slowly work towards eating healthier, bumps along your way will likely be high-calorie and fat-laden restaurant meals. Whether you order take out, grab a quick fast food meal or linger over a fancy meal, restaurant meals present BIG CHALLENGES to your healthier eating efforts! And though you're willing to eat a few less grab-and-go breakfasts and brown-bag a couple more lunches, you’re unlikely to say so long to restaurant meals.