Choosing Appropriate Foods in a Cafeteria (or restaurant)
CONCEPT: Making Healthy Choices, PKU Diet
After completing this activity, participants will be able to:
- identify high and low phe foods from a restaurant or cafeteria menu
- suggest alternatives to high phe foods when eating at a restaurant or cafeteria
Provide your teen with opportunities to demonstrate their problem solving skills. Review a school lunch menu or a menu from your favorite restaurant. What would he/she order that is low phe AND a satisfying meal? What are some strategies that apply at most restaurants? Are there entrees or meals that are always okay to order?