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Healthy food delivery/restaurants in DC

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foodiejourno Nov 12, 2007 09:09 AM

I'm looking for food delivery services and restaurants that cater to people with high blood pressure (so the food would need to be very low in salt) and diabetes. Any suggestions?

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  1. ktmoomau RE: foodiejourno Nov 12, 2007 09:10 AM

    You might check out Rock Creek they have a very healthy menu which concentrates on cooking without a lot of butter and etc.

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      Teddybear RE: ktmoomau Nov 12, 2007 09:30 AM

      Except that their menu doesn't give sodium content -- I haven't found them to be very responsive when I've asked about low salt choices.

    2. ktmoomau RE: foodiejourno Nov 12, 2007 11:33 AM

      I was thinking about it and you might want to go somewhere that actually posts their nutrition information. This kind of limits you to chains though. I think PF Changs does a pretty good breakdown of nutrition on their website and they have some better choices and some really horrible things. I am sure other places do it too. Perhaps ethiopian because it is so vegetable centered? It might be a good choice.

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        Teddybear RE: foodiejourno Nov 13, 2007 05:26 AM

        The best luck we have had as far as low salt is concerned are places where you can get plain grilled fish and a baked potato -- also Italian restaurants that cook to order usually get things right. But wherever you go, make sure the wait staff realizes that cheese and croutons have salt - you would be surprised.

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