Eat Fit: By the Numbers

Besides being delicious, Eat Fit items meet the nutrition guidelines of the Ochsner Eat Fit team, and are centered on lean proteins, vegetables, plant-based fats, and whole grains, with no white carbs, minimal added sugar and animal fats.

Appetizer, Soups, Side Salad

  • Less than 300 calories
  • Less than 400 mg sodium
  • Less than 5 grams animal saturated fat
  • 0 grams white refined carbs and trans fat
  • Less than 5 grams added sugar


Entree or Entree Salad

  • Less than 600 calories
  • Less than 800 mg sodium
  • Less than 8 grams animal saturated fat
  • 0 grams white refined carbs and trans fat
  • Less than 5 grams added sugar
  • Minimum of 20 grams protein + fiber + fat

Breakfast

  • Less than 300 calories
  • Less than 650 mg sodium
  • Less than 5 grams added sugar
  • Less than 5 grams animal saturated fat
  • 0 white refined carbs and trans fat
  • Minimum of 15 grams protein + fiber + fat

Snacks

  • Less than 250 calories
  • Less than 300 mg sodium
  • Less than 5 grams animal saturated fat
  • 0 grams white refined carbs and trans fat
  • Less than 5 grams added sugar
  • Minimum of 15 grams protein + fiber + fat

Juices

  • At least 75% vegetable base
  • No sugar added

Smoothies

  • Less than 300 calories
  • Less than 400 mg sodium
  • Less than 5 grams added sugar
  • Less than 5 grams animal saturated fat
  • 0 white refined carbs and trans fats
  • Preferably 20 g protein
  • Preferably no fruit juices (even 100%)
    • Maximum allowed is 2 ounces

Cocktails, Desserts, Sides and Coffee

  • Less than 150 calories for cocktails
  • Less than 175 calories for desserts, sides and coffee
  • Less than 300 mg sodium
  • Less than 5 grams animal saturated fat
  • 0 grams white refined carbs and trans fats
  • Less than 5 grams added sugar for desserts, sides and coffee
  • 0 grams added sugar for cocktails
  • For cocktails, no more than 2 ounces alcohol

Eat Fit KIDS

  • Less than 400 calories
  • Less than 600 mg sodium
  • Less than 5 grams animal saturated fat
  • 0 grams white refined carbs and trans fats
  • Less than 5 grams added sugar
  • Minimum of 20 grams protein + fiber + fat
  • Preferably 1 cup vegetable
  • Whole grain, whole fruit or non-fat dairy also encouraged

*Although foods like hard-boiled eggs and snack-size cheese exceed 10% calories from animal saturated fat, they are rich in other nutrients and therefore are Eat Fit-approved as a standalone snack.


Eat Fit Prepared Food Items

Eat Fit Bakery Product Listing: La Louisiane Bakery

Eat Fit Bakery Product Nutritional Facts: La Louisiane Bakery

Eat Fit King Cake Mini Nutritional Facts: Cottage Catering / Caluda's King Cakes

King Cakes will be available for purchase starting January 6, 2019 at the following retailers: Robert’s Fresh Market, Langenstein’s, ROMNEY Studios, Earthsavers, and Ochsner Fitness Center. Check back for more retailers being added!


Eat Fit Restaurant Tips