7 Healthy Take-Out Meal Ideas

Worried that your next to-go meal will go to your belly? Here’s how to make healthier choices the next time you order in

December 16, 2011
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A home-cooked meal is often much healthier--and cheaper--than ordering out. But when you're short on time (and who isn't these days?), calling in delivery from time to time is inevitable. In fact, according to a recent survey from Technomic, 57% of consumers order take-out meals at least once a week, compared with 49% of consumers in 2008. Thankfully with a little bit of planning, you can safely navigate the menus of your favorite to-go joint. (Search: What are the worst take-out foods?) Read on for seven perfect orders from common restaurants. Each of the following meals contains between 400 and 500 calories and key nutrients to help you feel full and satisfied.

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