Keeping it light in Italy
It may be renowned as the birthplace of pasta, and sumptuous pastries such as cannoli and tiramisu, but eating healthy in Italy is not only possible, its also delicious. “Mediterranean diets are rich in vegetables, legumes, lean proteins such as fish and chicken, and healthy fats, such as olive oil. Try ordering Caesar salad with chicken or salmon, or grilled mackerel, instead of fried calamari. You may order your pasta sinza frommagio (without cheese), or opt for an espresso, instead of red wine,” suggests Schweitzer.
Originally published as 10 Delicious (and Healthy!) Lunch Ideas from Around the World on ReadersDigest.com.