How many healthy meal plans can you make for a day in the mall?
We take up this challenge with Alabang Town Center's Fit Bites Menu
Sep 8, 2017
This September eight to nine, Alabang Town Center is running a campaign that guides the typical mall goer how to spend their time and money in the mall for the benefit of their health.
This campaign, wittingly dubbed Mall into Shape comes in three parts. There’s Healthier You: A Nutrition and Wellness Expo at the Activity Center happening today, Sept. 8. This expo features healthy food booths and seminars to help you achieve your next fitness goal. Then, there’s Walk in the Mall, an innovative but easy means of cardio done through touring ATC. It’s not even jogging, it’s just making the most out of your window shopping through the mall.
The third and most delicious part of the campaign is all about food. Together with the help of a nutritionist and the restaurants residing in their malls, ATC came up with the Fit Bites menu. This menu highlights that finding good and healthy food in the mall doesn’t have to be hard. From breakfast to dinner, they’ve identified all the healthy dishes you can find inside the mall so you don’t have to compromise your diet just for the sake of fun.
Now, during the launch of Mall into Shape, the host Sabrina Artadi emphasized that the health-conscious person’s philosophy should be “nutrition, not dieting.” To prove how friendly this menu is to everyone, however, here are a few meal plans you could make from the Fit Bites Menu depending on your ongoing diet.
As it’s named, this diet was inspired by the typical food eaten by those in the Mediterranean. Here you’ll mostly be eating plant foods, fresh fruits as dessert, beans, nuts, whole grains, seeds. Olive oil serves as the main source of dietary fats. Cheese and yogurts are the main dairy foods. There’s also moderate amounts of fish and poultry consumed, and up to about four eggs per week. Red meat is kept to a minimum, and low to moderate amounts of wine.
This diet is for the meat lovers and the muscle builders out there. Its main focus is eating food high in protein and keeping it low on carbs.
Ketogenic diet This diet is focused on consuming healthy fats, such as those in avocados, coconuts, Brazil nuts, seeds. Oily fish and olive oil are liberally added to the diet to maintain an overall emphasis on fat. Vegetarian Perhaps the most popular, if not the most common out of the four, this diet is pretty straightforward. You can only eat veggies, dairy, egg, and honey. Header photo courtesy of Unsplash.com
This diet is focused on consuming healthy fats, such as those in avocados, coconuts, Brazil nuts, seeds. Oily fish and olive oil are liberally added to the diet to maintain an overall emphasis on fat.
Perhaps the most popular, if not the most common out of the four, this diet is pretty straightforward. You can only eat veggies, dairy, egg, and honey.
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