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Get all the yummy without all the tummy.

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-based saturated fat
  • 0 g white refined carbs and trans fat
  • Less than 5 g added sugar

 

Our general formula for an Eat Fit meal is a lean protein with a salad and/or a non-starchy veggie.


Entree or Entree Salad

  • Less than 600 calories
  • Less than 800 mg sodium
  • Less than 8 grams animal-based saturated fat
  • 0 g white refined carbs and trans fat
  • Less than 5 g added sugar
  • Preferably 20 g protein

Breakfast

  • Less than 300 calories
  • Less than 400 mg sodium
  • Less than 5 grams added sugar
  • Less than 5 grams animal-based saturated fat
  • 0 white, refined carbs and trans fats
  • At least 15 grams protein + fiber + fat

Snacks

  • Less than 250 calories
  • Less than 300 mg sodium
  • Less than 5 grams animal-based saturated fat
  • 0 g white refined carbs and trans fat
  • Less than 5 g added sugar
  • Combination 10 g 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 g added sugar
  • Less than 5 grams animal-based 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
  • Less than 300 mg sodium
  • Less than 5 grams animal-based saturated fat
  • 0 g white refined carbs and trans fats
  • Less than 5 g added sugar

When it comes to alcohol, keep things simple with beer, wine, a martini, or any other mixed drink with a low-sugar mixer.


Eat Fit KIDS

  • Less than 400 calories
  • Less than 600 mg sodium
  • Less than 5 grams animal-based saturated fat
  • 0 g white refined carbs and trans fats
  • Less than 5 g added sugar
  • Preferably 20 g protein, 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.