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Healthy Brunches: Do’s and Don’ts

As the weekend approaches, plans may call for a Father’s Day brunch. After all, brunch can be a great time for family and friends to get together over some diverse dishes and great conversation. 

However, for some people following restrictive diets, brunch and eating out may be a time of distress, with over-sized dishes and endless options. Part of a healthy lifestyle is being able to mindfully enjoy social engagements centered on food.

Here are some do’s and don’ts to help keep brunch fun without the feeling of getting off track.

About Lucette Talamas

Lucette Talamas is a registered dietitian with Community Health at Baptist Health South Florida. She holds a bachelor’s degree in food science and human nutrition from University of Florida. With additional experience as a clinical dietitian, Lucette enjoys providing practical nutrition information to promote healthy lifestyles that can help prevent and manage chronic diseases. Her expert tips and advice have been featured in print and broadcast media, including Miami Herald, CBS Miami, Telemundo and Univision. Active in professional nutrition organizations, Lucette was recently honored with the 2018 Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year Award from the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.