In the 1994 movie classic, Forrest Gump famously said, “life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” Well, that theme carried through to the movie’s seafood inspired restaurant, Bubba Gump Shrimp. At this seafood stop, picking the wrong dish could cost you a boatload of calories, but choosing the right dish and your diet holds steady. Seafood has always been a dieter’s first mate - as long as it’s prepared lightly. Bubba Gump’s menu is a treasure trove of diet-friendly seafood delights. And like all menus, there are hidden disasters like Forrest’s Seafood Feast, which packs a cargo busting 1,850 calories. So, next time you drop anchor at Bubba Gumps, be certain to cast your net wisely and order from our F-Factor approved menu.
Men: Eat 3/4 portion of lean protein
Aim for 4-6 oz., or the length of a man’s hand.
Women: Eat 1/2 portion of lean protein
Aim for 3-5 oz., or the size of a deck of cards.
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