Getting a takeaway or eating out is great for a treat and you can enjoy this as part of a healthy balanced diet. If you are going out or ordering in once in a while, there is no harm in enjoying your favourite dishes. You can order whatever you fancy to treat yourself and still focus the rest of your time on eating a balanced diet.
If you are doing this more often, it can be useful to think about dishes on the menu that are healthier choices. Some menu items are probably higher in sugar, fat and salt than you think. Many menus now include nutrition advice for the dishes on offer which can help you stay informed. If you have some occasions planned, it can help to look at the menu in advance. This will give you time to think about what options will be both satisfying and beneficial for you and your baby.
Here are some tips to help you when choosing a takeaway or eating out: