Multi Cuisine Healthy Eating Choices

Eating healthy is the key to staying fit. Wherever you are, you can ensure that the food you order and eat is healthy and full of nutrition. Learn more about menus and how to choose healthy food from the selection that is offered to you.

Cuisine About the food of the country Healthy Things to Order Avoid
British Traditional food in Britain is cooked with a lot of vegetable. The stews are cooked slowly to make them nutritious.
  • Roasted chicken
  • Roasted turkey
  • Grilled salmon
  • White fish
  • Fillet steak that has been grilled
  • Venison casserole
  • Pheasant casserole
  • Lean beef and ham
  • Boiled and baked new potatoes
  • Vegetables and salad
  • Skin or turkey and chicken,
  • Roasted goose and duck
  • Lamb shanks
  • Big sized steaks
  • Roast, mashed and Dauphiniose potatoes as these contain high quantity of fat.


Chinese Chinese dishes are use plenty of fresh vegetables that are cooked in a special vessel called as wok that helps to retain nutrients.
  • Grilled and steamed or stir fried prawns, chicken, fish
  • Tofu with stir fried vegetables
  • Dim sum that has been steamed
  • Clear soup
  • Boiled noodles
  • Boiled rice
  • Hot & sour dishes
  • Spring rolls
  • Crisp fried noodles
  • Fried seaweed
  • Poultry with skin
  • Sticky ribs
  • Pork balls
  • Sweet-sour meaty dishes
  • Fried rice
  • All fried, crispy and sizzling dishes
Indian Indian food is known for its use of vegetables, turmeric and pulses.
  • Lentils
  • Fish, chicken, vegetables and prawns with tomato sauce
  • Vegetables
  • Chapatti
  • Curd dips or raita
  • Steamed rice
  • Fried starters
  • Poppadoms
  • Tikka masala
  • Kurma
  • Naan
  • Pilau
Thai Thai food gives you a mixed flavor of salt, sweetness and spice. The curry paste made of coconut consists of ground chillies, spices and garlic and is heavy.
  • Dim sum that has been steamed
  • Steamed or sautéed vegetables
  • Steamed and grilled fish and poultry
  • Hot & sour soup
  • Steamed rice
  • Noodle salads
  • Steamed dumpling
  • Mussels in herb and garlic broth
  • Scallops with herb and garlic broth
  • Curries with coconut cream
  • Satay dishes
  • Deep fried dishes like spring rolls, prawns, crisp fried noodles
  • Fried rice
  • Coconut rice
Mexican Salsas, fajitas and food with fillings make the majority of Mexican food. Eat food with a lot of vegetables and avoid dishes that use sour cream.
  • Bean burritos
  • Chicken fajitas
  • Pinto and black beans
  • Pasole
  • Baked tacos and tortillas
  • Grilled fish
  • Salads and salsa
  • Deep fried tacos and tortillas
  • Fried beans with cheese
  • Deep fried burritos, chimichangas
  • Fried chalupus and taquitos
  • Creamy dips
Italian Italian food is simple with ingredients that add a lot of flavor to the food. They are cooked in olive oil. Tomatoes, garlic and fish is usually used in all food.
  • Thin crust pizza with fish, prawns, vegetable et al for toppings
  • Tomato based pasta
  • Traditional stews
  • Vegetable soups
  • Grilled chicken and fish
  • Stuffed and pan pizza
  • Toppings like pepperoni, meatballs and large quantity of cheese
  • Garlic bread
  • Focaccia
  • Risotto
  • Deep fried dishes
  • Spicy sausages
  • Food with pesto sauce

These are the main foods of different parts of the world. Everyone likes starters before beginning and end their meal with desserts. When you are ordering starters or desserts, remember to count the calories and avoid deep fried and creamy dishes. Order salads with light dressings, grilled prawns, and clear soups for starters. For desserts, baked apple, frozen yogurt or sorbets.

Another thing that may surprise you is that drinks also contain a lot of calories. Therefore, order drinks like lager, red wine, white wine, fruit juice, alcohol that has been diluted with ice and soda water. Avoid cocktails, cream based liquors, beer and Irish coffee laced with cream.  Drink a lot of water so that your liquor is diluted.

Eating out can be fun if it is healthy. When you avoid creamy, fried and high calorie food, you can eat out and still be healthy.

Karen Lyttle is a health and beauty expert who began writing for publications in her community in 2005 and now commands an authority in writing on  healthy living, wrinkle cream, and anti-aging related topics. She is also a contributor for, the popular beauty products website.