How many calories are there in a Pizza Express pizza?
If you don't want to turn into a bloater, here's what to eat next time you go to Pizza Express.
'The good thing about this restaurant is that they make the pizzas from scratch, so you have more control of your fat and calorie intake,' says nutritionist Fiona Kirk. 'Ask for a thin and crispy Romana base rather than the standard base, and go for less cheese. Also think about swapping fatty meat toppings such as salami for seafood or chicken, and add plenty of vegetables, which will provide you with gut-filling fibre and cancer-bashing antioxidants.'
Send it back: Quattro Formaggi (four cheeses: mozzarella, pecorino, grana padano and fontal)
Anything with this much cheese will be extremely calorific and full of saturated fat - the kind that clogs your arteries and puts extra stress on the metabolism.
Calories: 646 (based on 8in supermarket version) Saturated fat: 14.2g
Order it: La Reine (ham, olives and mushrooms).
This pizza has only a little cheese, which cuts down on calories, while the olives are low in fat and the selenium-rich mushrooms will give your immune system a boost.
Calories: 546 (based on 8in supermarket version) Saturated fat: 6.1g
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