The Healthiest Thing You Can Order at the Kebab Shop
If you're peckish after a night of booze, spare your body more damage by ordering the healthiest kebab shop option
'Steer clear of the rotating elephant leg. It is painted with sugar and packed with cheap, fatty meat,' says nutritionist Fiona Kirk. 'A chicken shish kebab is a far better option. It's made of chunks of chicken cooked over coals, stuffed in a pitta with plenty of vitamin-rich salad. As with most fast food, the choice of dressing can turn a relatively healthy dish into a disaster, so swap mayo for tzatziki and steer clear of the pre-bottled barbecue and chilli sauces, which contain loads of refined sugar. If they make their own chilli sauce, go wild: the capsaicin will help boost your metabolism.'
Send it back: Large doner
According to Hampshire County Council Scientific Service, the average doner contains the equivalent of a wine glass full of cooking fat. Mmmmm.
Calories: 315 Saturated fat: 12.8g
Order it: Chicken shish kebab
Grilled chicken is high in protein and iron, but low in fat. Go for plenty of salad, with cancer-fighting tomatoes and bone-building onions.
Calories: 155 Saturated fat: 1.7g