What Healthy People Eat at Ballparks and Other Tricky Venues
They let us in on their secrets to finding nutritious foods in places where you may think it's just not possible.
At the Ballpark
It's no surprise nutritional experts skip the footlongs and nachos. Stella Metsovas, a certified clinical nutritionist and the author of Wild Mediterranean
, keeps one key thing in mind when she's looking for something to munch on during games: She looks for foods that are made with just one ingredient, such as unsalted peanuts or popcorn without butter (the nuts are better, since you have to shell them, making them harder to mindlessly eat by the handful). For a full meal, Lisa Lillien, author of the new book, Hungry Girl Clean & Hungry OBSESSED!
, says she tries to find a grilled-chicken salad—or, if that's not possible, she'll order a chicken sandwich and ditch the bun, going straight for the protein.