How to Eat Healthy at the Ballpark

Stadiums are now stocking healthier ballpark food options besides hot dogs and nachos. Try these nutritious swaps from Lori Rosenthal, RD, CDN, and feel great about your eating choices when catching your favorite team.

Sara Altshul from Reader's Digest Magazine | April 2012
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    Ballpark Food at Angel Stadium of Anaheim

    Team: Los Angeles Angels
    Healthy Bite: Mediterranean Garden Salad (no dressing)
    Calories*: 250 calories
    The Dietitian Says: Feta cheese and olives add a tasty kick to this healthy choice.

    *All calorie counts estimated for the standard serving

    Ballpark Food at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington

    Team: Texas Rangers
    Healthy Bite: Chicken, veggie, guacamole, and black bean burrito
    Calories*: 395 calories
    The Dietitian Says: The burrito's healthy fats and fiber will keep you feeling full until the last out.

    Ballpark Food at Nationals Park

    Team: Washington Nationals
    Healthy Bite: Veggie burger
    Calories*: 300 calories
    The Dietitian Says: This patty contains about half the calories and 20 percent of the fat of a beef burger.

    Ballpark Food at Progressive Field

    Team: Cleveland Indians
    Healthy Bite: Fruit cup (melons, pineapple, grapes, strawberries)
    Calories*: 126 calories
    The Dietitian Says: This low-calorie choice will satisfy your sweet tooth and provide three servings of fruit.

    Ballpark Food at Marlins Park

    Team:  Miami Marlins
    Healthy Bite: Freshly shucked oysters
    Calories*: 120 calories for six oysters
    The Dietitian Says: These delicious mollusks are low in calories and fat and rich in iron.


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