How do I calculate calories in restaurant food?
Asked by anonymous on May 30, 2008 in Nutrition



I'm Vegan and so my diet is pretty healthy, but I do go out to eat with friends and I want to know I'm not sabotaging all the work I'm doing.


Answer

You have a few options for finding nutrition information for restaurant foods:

  1. Search for the specific restaurant to see if the menu items are listed.
  2. Find a similar item under another brand name, and add that food to your log as a proxy.
  3. Enter the ingredients in a similar food into the Recipe Analyzer as a New Recipe and save it to add to your food log.

Either way, by making the effort, you’ll be exact enough.


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