HealthyDiningFinder.com ~ making eating healthy easier
The initiative invites any and all types of eateries to adopt kids' menu items that meet strict nutritional guidelines. The criteria emphasizes lean protein, fruit, veggies, whole grains and low fat or fat free dairy.
A growing number of chains, notorious for high fat & nutritionally void meals, are adding more nutritious and low-cal options to their menus. 19 chains covering about 15,000 locations debuted on the list ~ with at least 1 healthy meal (not all unfortunately.)
Anita Jones-Mueller, founder of HealthyDiningFinder.com and Kids Live Well, believes restaurant's are starting to change because Americans are 'gravitating' to more nutritional choices. "The healthy options are selling more and more, so to get people in the door, restaurants are finding creative ways to make healthy food taste great!