Yes, you can have a takeaway!
Trying to lose weight? Ordering out doesn’t always have to spell diet disaster; just check this easy guide to what’s a no-no and what’s good to go…
Prawn Toast rack up 140 calories per slice, spring rolls pack a punch at 80 calories and fried rice – it hides over 600 calories in a single serving!
Steamed veg dim sum is only around 30 calories per piece, plain rice is only 370 calories per serving whereas beef in oyster sauce is 530 calories.
Tikka Masala is a whopping 700 calories and along with Pilau rice , thats around 650 calories.
The onion bhaji alone can be about 190 calories.
Try a chicken bhuna at around 400 calories with boiled rice only 370 calories along with poppadoms at only 65 calories each.
Ditch those doners! They are a weight loss disaster at 830 calories. A small serving of fries sets you back 200 calories and that’s without any extras!
Falafel in pitta with houmous is a more reasonable 400 calories or why not try a grilled chicken shish kebab with salad for just 155 calories.
Double cheeseburgers are usually a big 400 calories and veggie burgers are not as healthy as they sound, with a surprising 400 calories.
A chicken burger or a plain hamburger with no relishes and no fries is only around 150 calories.
A medium sized, deep pan, stuffed crust pizza loaded with cheese and pepperoni can rack up an incredible 2,240 calories!
A thin and crispy margherita pizza is usually only 500 calories and why not top with it onions, peppers, mushrooms and sweetcorn which will count toward your 5-a-day.
Tom yum goong (soup with prawns) will sneak in 120 calories.
Cut out the massaman curry for 760 calories and coconut rice at 580 calories.
Fill up on fishcakes at only 50 calories each.
Boiled Jasmine rice will set you back 380 calories and a green Thai chicken curry comes in at 450 calories.
Will you be tucking into a takeaway tonight?