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"Total Beauty" featured Professor Christen Cupples Cooper, founding director of the Nutrition and Dietetics Program at Pace in "What Nutritionists Order at Fast Food Restaurants"

08/30/2018

"Total Beauty" featured Professor Christen Cupples Cooper, founding director of the Nutrition and Dietetics Program at Pace in "What Nutritionists Order at Fast Food Restaurants"

Chicken Garden Salad at Burger King 

Believe it or not, this exists on the menus of plenty of fast food restaurants — even Burger King — and it's the go-to order of Christen Cupples Cooper, Ed.D., R.D.N., founding director of the Nutrition and Dietetics Program at the College of Health Professions at Pace University. However, she stresses that just because something contains lettuce, doesn't necessarily mean it's low-calorie. "Beware of salads loaded with 'crispy' (code for battered and fried) chicken, noodles and added goodies," she says. "Some of these, especially with dressings, can clock in nearly 500 calories!"
 

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