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Healthy Breakfast Choices when Eating Out!

I am probably goign to be eating out for breakfast this Sunday for the first time in a long time. does anyone have any suggestions on what i should steer clear of and what would be a good option?!?!


Thu. Mar 30, 4:03pm

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A couple of scrambled eggs and wheat toast with a little jelly would be fine. Most places that serve breakfast have some "health" choices - those are good to pick from to stay on the safe side.

Thursday, March 30, 2006, 4:13 PM

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veggie omelet, you can even add some meat. tell them to withhold bread and fries (most places serve them with omelet). Even you have a piece of meat in your omelet, you'll be well under 400-500 cal.

Steer clear from muffins (oversized) and bagels. They could pack as much as 1000 cal.

Thursday, March 30, 2006, 4:17 PM

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Fruit on the side, yogurt on the side, ask for no butter on things. I don't get juice because it can be empty calories; try tea instead.

Thursday, March 30, 2006, 4:41 PM

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I was walking during lunch today and saw this sign on one of the diners: 'We now have Greek yogurt' and logo of Fage Total.

I thought it was great, since it's one of my favorite breakfast things - so good and so filling! I'm in NY, btw.

Thursday, March 30, 2006, 5:26 PM

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Eggbeater omelet is what I choose to have

Thursday, March 30, 2006, 6:54 PM

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Oatmeal is a good choice.

Friday, March 31, 2006, 4:55 AM

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I stay away from eating oatmeal outside - simply out of fear of how much sugar, milk and butter they might put in it. It also bothers me that most places just use 'quick' oatmeal, not 'old-fashioned'.

Friday, March 31, 2006, 10:24 AM

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Most places will give you a side of fruit instead of hash browns - this is a good idea! You can usually get egg white omelettes or egg beater omlettes too, for an extra dollar or two. Fruit, plus an egg white omelette, with pretty much anything you want in it, even if it's ham and cheese, will be pretty healthy. Yum! I'm getting hungry just thinking about breakfast foods!!

Friday, March 31, 2006, 12:05 PM

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Watch that it's FAGE Total 0% vs. Total (which has higher fat!)


Don't eat a Greek omelet! (I ate one and then found out it was nearly my whole day's worth of calories even BEFORE I added in the juice & toast! Yikes!

One of my friends gets Poached eggs (vs. fried).. She would have whole wheat toast (skip the butter), Some fresh fruit or slice of tomato. :-)
Be careful to not over indulge in juices either, as they can be high in sugar and calories. :-)

Friday, March 31, 2006, 1:16 PM

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fage total 0% tastes like crap. i don't care about fat-free, low-fat things - I'd rather have a satisfying tiny bit of something good than a s..load of crap.
A 7oz of Fage Total wholemilk is 260 calories and it is so filling - I can never finish one. And don't you agree that 260 is way under recommended at least 300cal for breakfast?

Friday, March 31, 2006, 2:59 PM

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