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Order This, Not That: 4 ‘Healthy’ Foods That Aren’t As Healthy As You Think

This post with tips for eating out healthy originally appeared on April 1, 2009. We’re republishing it today because it’s just so darn awesome we had to share it again!


We make it no secret here at FBG headquarters that we’re all about everything in moderation. We splurge at times just like anyone else. But don’t you hate it when you think you’re being healthy at a restaurant, and you find out that you’re sabotaging yourself? It’s like an April Fool’s joke — that’s not funny. At all.

A trip recently to Chevy’s where they had the calorie counts right there on the menu (yay!) had me going for the seafood enchiladas when I saw that a salad I was thinking about had nearly the same calorie count. Here’s the lowdown on a few menu items you might think are healthy, but boy, are they sneaky.

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