—pick a couple of your favourite foods and have them as a treat ratherthan attempting to sample a little of everything.
Follow the 80-20 rule
—for every two treats you have, you should balance themout with eight healthy foods.
Eat a healthy breakfast or lunch before you go
—you won’t be as hungry when you get there.
Share your food with someone else
—you won’t end up eating as much and you’ll leave room for healthier treats!
Be a kid again
—ask for a child’s portion.
Limit fried foods
—they add considerable amounts of fat (and calories) to yourdiet.
—the average drink clocks in at about 100 calories.
Don’t skip your workouts
—come to the gym first thing in the morning toenergize yourself for the activities in the day ahead.
Where to Go
—you will find veggies and dip, banana andstrawberry smoothies, garden burgers and chicken burgers.
—you will find a salad bar, vegetarian wraps and fruit spears
Big Four Building
—you might find some healthy alternatives at
will set up camp there again this year.
Duttons Canadian Lounge
) serves up a selection of sandwiches and salads.
The new Stampede Casino
is a casual place where you can find sandwiches and somenot-so-healthy treats.
is an Asian noodle house serving rice bowls, noodle bowls, soups and Asian appetizers.
is the casino’s main dining room, serving up salmon, pork ribs, pasta andsteak.
Just off the grounds
(1111 Olympic Way SE) – A Mediterranean restaurant in the new Arriva Tower slated to open this week.
La Vita e Bella
(401 12 Ave SE) – An Italian restaurant that has just opened apatio.
Reader’s Garden Café
– Go for regional garden fare and a great view of thecity.
While it’s possible to make healthy choices at the Stampede, remember to watch
Source: Calgary Herald