Chef Says: How to Eat Healthy

By Richard Vines - 2013-07-26T21:52:33Z

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Respect Your Broccoli

Danny Meyer, the creator of Shake Shack, sits outside his new Creative Juice store in New York. Instead of the Double SmokeShack (850 calories) and the Fair Shake (650), there’s Zest for Life (180), with red beet, blood orange pulp and zest, fennel and shiso.

In London, Bruno Loubet prepares peach, salted watermelon & basil salad, salmon confit, at his new restaurant Grain Store. The French chef known for meaty dishes such as hare royale is placing vegetables or fruit at the center of each dish.

Around the world, chefs and restaurateurs are focusing on healthy eating as many diners seek lighter dishes and are happy to embrace the twin ideas of eating to live and living to eat. Here’s what some of the culinary masters have to say:

Bruno Loubet  says healthy eating involves giving vegetables respect.