Tag: health food
We have been on a mission since the early 1980’s to make our menu healthier and in the last few quarters, we started our attack on sodium. As of Spring 2009, we lowered the sodium in several (10) of our menu items by an average of 28% and with the introduction of our new Kid’s Menu in April we lowered the sodium there by 21%.
We are definitely not where we want to be with sodium and we are committed to improving what we offer as well as continuously searching for lower sodium options.
At Jason’s we believe in balance, moderation and choices. With no artificial trans fats, no MSG and no HFCS in our food, we are providing our guests with options to make healthier choices for themselves and their families.
In addition, our Salad Bar offers a wide variety of fresh … Read More »
We need to rethink our whole ideology around fat.
Now, before you shut us down, hear us out. We’re not into all fats. We definitely need to limit our intake of saturated fat. Mono-unsaturated and some poly-unsaturated fats are needed and, in moderation, beneficial.
A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association called the Women’s Health Initiative Dietary Modification Trial found no correlation between a low-fat diet and the reduction in coronary heart disease, breast, or colorectal cancer.
Here’s a link to the Harvard site that contains a review of the study: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/low_fat.html
Did you hear that? No correlation. Fat is not the problem folks. We’re finally starting to understand the French paradox. The French consume a lot of fat, yet are not suffering nearly the level of heart disease we have in this country.
Our problems with weight stem from … Read More »