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Preparing ahead on what to eat at a restaurant is the best way to make healthy food choices. By scanning the menu and nutritional content your favorite restaurant offers, you will be guided if what food is good for you especially if you have a health condition which require a special diet.
In this article, we will talk about the Bonefish Grill nutrition facts which will serve as a guide on what food to eat according to your health concerns and diet preferences.
Before we move on to the nutritional content, let’s talk about the Bonefish Grill as a restaurant.
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How Bonefish Grill Started?
Bonefish Grill is one of the restaurant chains owned by OSI Restaurant Partners, LLC. The founders were inspired with their desire about the fishes and adventures which gave them an idea to establish an exclusive seafood restaurant. This dream to provide a unique experience to customers who already love fish foods and to open up new tastes to those who do not eat fish regularly was turned into reality.
The first Bonefish Grill was established in St. Petersburg, Florida on January 15, 2000 for the aim of providing quality and excellent preparations from the thoroughly evaluated fish suppliers, inspection routines, daily manual fish cutting and cuisine.
Now, you can experience the mouth-watery seafood preparations of Bonefish Grill in 29 states with several branches in each location.
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Bonefish Grill Nutrition
Bonefish Grill is not only limited to grilled fish specialty, they also offer on their menu several choices of pork, chicken and beef dishes. Soups and green salads for those who are watching their diet and specialty cocktails and wine list to choose from.
Not all restaurants’ menu guides have indicated their nutritional facts but it is a must to provide customers with this information upon request.
The following are the Bonefish Grill nutrition:
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Recommended calorie intake differs among individuals but there are guidelines you can follow to start with. For adults with low activity level, men needs approximately 2700 calories and 2000 calories for women per day to maintain the desired weight. There are many factors that affect the calorie intake for individuals including weight, height, age and activity level. You are what you eat so while indulging yourself into sumptuous meals, never lose sight of your goal to maintain healthy eating diet.
To start off with your meal, Starters and Sharing Platter offers crave-worthy appetizers including Big Bang Shrimp (337 calories), Edamame (120 calories), Singapore Calamari (650 calories per 6 oz), Mussels Josephine (697 calories) and Maryland Crab Cakes (290 calories).
Soup and Greens are catered for lighter appetite. Bonefish Caesar (165 calories), House Salad (251 calories) and Florida Cobb Salad (400 calories)
For Grilled Fish Menu, Chilean Sea Bass (150 calories), Jumbo Sea Scallops & Shrimp (170 calories) Gulf Grouper Piccata (398 calories), Tilapia (1300 calories) , Ahi Tuna Sashimi (92 calories), Cold Water Lobster Tails (½ lobster tail-250 calories) and Tilapia Shrimp Bang Bang (337 calories).
The appetizing House Specialties are as follow: Lily’s Chicken (418 calories) Chicken Marsala (215 calories) Filet Mignon USDA Choice (250 calories), Tenderloin Portabella Piccata (709 calories) and“The Angler’s Steak" Special (135 calories for 6 oz).
Aside from their wood-burning grill menu, some of the favorites are their Sauted and Baked choices such as Diablo Shrimp Fettuccine (527 calories) and Maryland Crab Cake Dinner (290 calories).
For anyone “on the go", Hand Held Menu is for you. Choose from “American Style" Kobe Beef Burger (700 calories), Bang Bang Tacos (484 calories), Baja Fish Tacos (250 calories) or Sir Will's Fish & Chips (253 calories per 100 gram).
Counting calories doesn’t stop there. Take a look on their huge selections of martinis and cocktails. Here are some of their huge selections; Pomegranate Martini (265 calories), Ocean Trust Mango Martini (180 calories), Cosmopolitan (143 calories), Raspberry Martini (180 calories), Espresso Martini (285 calories for 5 oz), Rain’s Organic Vodka Martini (210 calories), Lemon Drop Martini (180 calories) and Sour Apple Martini (281 calories)
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Foods that are rich in carbohydrates are the major source of energy for our body to function properly. For most people, the recommended carbohydrates are 60% of calories intake. To determine the amount of daily carbohydrates you need, get the 60% of calories and divide it by four (Example: .6 x 1800 calories = 1,080/4 = 270 grams per day).
For diabetic individuals, it is important to choose wisely the food to eat especially the amount of carbohydrates you take because it mainly affects your glucose level. It is still important to check with your dietician since individual needs of carbohydrates differ.
Here are the available menu at Bonefish Grill and the corresponding amount of carbohydrates per serving: Bonefish Grill's Bang Bang Shrimp (44.4g), Mussels Josephine (42.6g), Tilapia (60g), Shrimp Bang Bang (29.7g), House Salad (28g), Lilys Chicken (12g), Diablo Shrimp Fettuccine (43g), Fried Calamari (17g), Lobster tail (5g), Gulf grouper (21g), Shrimp Diablo Pasta (43g), and Bang Bang Tacos (44.4g).
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For people who intend to lose weight but cannot refuse an invitation to dine-in at Bonefish Grill needs to go over this nutrition information. From age four years old and above, the recommended daily fat intake is 65 grams. Therefore, you must be aware of the total fat content of Bonefish Grill preparations before you pick your orders.
Bonefish Grill's Bang Bang Shrimp (8.3g), Mussels Josephine (41.4g), Tilapia (75g), Shrimp Bang Bang (12.6g), House Salad (10g), Diablo Shrimp Fettuccine (19g), Lilys Chicken (21g), Fried Calamari (13g), Red Snapper (10g), Lobster Tail (5g), Gulf Grouper (11g), and Bang Bang Tacos - (8.3g).
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Protein is a vital nutrition for healing of wounds and to combat infections. For people without health disorders, recommended protein intake is 40-60 grams per day. For people having liver or kidney disorders, they should observe a low-protein diet because excessive amount can form as waste products in the blood stream due to body’s incapability to use the nutrition properly.
Remember that protein is not completely removed from the diet and only dieticians can provide safe approximates on how much protein your body could handle. However, high protein diet is also recommended for those who have wounds and injuries as long as there is no underlying illness related to kidney or liver.
Protein count for Bonefish Grill you can choose from are the following: Bonefish Grill's Bang Bang Shrimp (53.3g), Mussels Josephine (39.7g), Tilapia (60g), Shrimp Bang Bang (24.9g), House Salad (7g), Diablo Shrimp Fettuccine (35g), Lilys Chicken (46g) Fried Calamari (29g), Red Snapper (44.7g), Lobster Tail (35g), Gulf Grouper (49g) and Bang Bang Tacos (53.3g).
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Bonefish Grill Menu: Bonefish Grill Official Website - http://www.bonefishgrill.com/our-menu/
Bonefish Grill Nutrition Facts: The Daily Plate - http://www.thedailyplate.com/nutrition-calories/food/bonefish-grill
Bonefish Grill Nutrition Facts: My Fitness Pal - http://www.myfitnesspal.com/nutrition-facts-calories/bonefish-grill