|By PR Newswire||
|March 5, 2014 05:30 PM EST||
CHICAGO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the L.A. Marathon right around the corner, the takeout experts at GrubHub, the nation's leading online and mobile food-ordering company, compiled some tips and trends for L.A. locals interested in learning about race-friendly takeout choices. An analysis of a year's worth of order data shows that diners in L.A. are 46% more likely than the rest of the country to order from restaurants offering healthier options.
GrubHub analysts dug further into order data to determine how Los Angeles stacks up against the rest of the nation when it comes to ordering the best fuel for workouts. The analysis shows that L.A. diners lead the nation in the following fitness-friendly food orders:
- Cottage cheese: 400% more popular in L.A. than throughout the rest of the nation
- Bananas: 52% more popular in L.A. than throughout the rest of the nation
- Yogurt: 48% more popular in L.A. than throughout the rest of the nation
- Salads: 36% more popular in L.A. than throughout the rest of the nation
- Oatmeal: 15% more popular in L.A. than throughout the rest of the nation
In addition to uncovering some of L.A.'s healthier ordering trends, GrubHub's takeout experts worked with a Registered Dietitian to come up with the following tips for those interested in fitness-friendly takeout options.
The Runner's Guide to Ordering Takeout: While fueling with the right foods and fluids is crucial to performing your best; when you eat is equally critical. Eat a small snack 2-3 hours before your run,[i] but avoid eating immediately before a big race or workout to prevent cramping. Opt for foods that are high in carbs, but moderate in protein and low in fiber and fat (which may cause gastrointestinal distress).[ii] Choose familiar foods that will be well tolerated.
- ORDER: High-carb foods with a protein component
- SEARCH FOR: Whole grains, peanut butter, oatmeal, fresh fruits, non-fat yogurt, starchy veggies like sweet potatoes, white and brown rice, non-sauced pasta, light or low-fat cheese, cold-pressed juice
- AVOID: High-fiber or rich and fatty foods, gas-forming foods, caffeine and alcohol
- Broccoli, cauliflower, beans, milk, deep-fried items or items described as "crispy"
- GRUBHUB TIP: When ordering online, make sure to utilize the special instructions box to customize your meal to meet your needs. Some simple ways to reduce oil and butter intake include asking for sauces on the side or requesting food to be grilled rather than fried.
Following a race or any strenuous workout, it's important to start replenishing as soon as possible; and with GrubHub as an option, you can relax and order your post-workout meal without moving a muscle2. Since carbs replace glycogen stores and protein provides amino acids for building and repairing muscle tissues, try recharging with options like fruit and yogurt smoothies, plain bagels or whole grain toast with peanut butter and fluids and electrolytes like water, sports drinks or chocolate milk.
[i] American College of Sports Medicine Pre-event Meals. http://www.acsm.org/docs/current-comments/preeventmeals.pdf Accessed, February 2, 2014
[ii] Rodriquez NR, DiMarco NM, Langley S: Position of the American Dietetic Association, Dietitians of Canada, and the American College of Sports Medicine: Nutrition and athletic performance. J Am Diet Assoc 2009, 109 (3): 509-27
*NOTE: Even if you have already been running regularly, be sure to always check with your doctor to share your plans of training for and run in a marathon. Information in this tip sheet is provided for informational purposes, is not tailored to the needs of your specific situation and is not meant to substitute for the advice provided by your own physician or other health professional.
About GrubHub Inc.
GrubHub Inc. is the nation's leading online and mobile food ordering company dedicated to connecting hungry diners with local takeout restaurants. The company's online and mobile ordering platforms allow diners to order directly from approximately 28,800 takeout restaurants in more than 600 U.S. cities and London. Every order is supported by the company's 24/7 customer service teams. GrubHub Inc. has more than 600 employees, with offices in Chicago, New York and London.
SOURCE GrubHub Inc.
The basic integration architecture, as defined by ESBs, hasn’t changed for more than a decade. Most cloud integration providers still rely on an ESB architecture and their proprietary connectors. As a result, enterprise integration projects suffer from constraints of availability and reliability of these connectors that are not re-usable across other integration vendors. However, the rapid adoption of APIs and almost ubiquitous availability of APIs amongst most SaaS and Cloud applications are ra...
Jul. 2, 2015 03:18 PM EDT Reads: 156
Agile, which started in the development organization, has gradually expanded into other areas downstream - namely IT and Operations. Teams – then teams of teams – have streamlined processes, improved feedback loops and driven a much faster pace into IT departments which have had profound effects on the entire organization. In his session at DevOps Summit, Anders Wallgren, Chief Technology Officer of Electric Cloud, will discuss how DevOps and Continuous Delivery have emerged to help connect dev...
Jul. 2, 2015 03:00 PM EDT Reads: 951
"What Dyn is able to do with our Internet performance and our Internet intelligence is give companies visibility into what is actually going on in that cloud," noted Corey Hamilton, Product Marketing Manager at Dyn, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 16th Cloud Expo, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.
Jul. 2, 2015 02:52 PM EDT Reads: 204
The Internet of Things is not only adding billions of sensors and billions of terabytes to the Internet. It is also forcing a fundamental change in the way we envision Information Technology. For the first time, more data is being created by devices at the edge of the Internet rather than from centralized systems. What does this mean for today's IT professional? In this Power Panel at @ThingsExpo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists addressed this very serious issue of pro...
Jul. 2, 2015 02:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,140
Manufacturing has widely adopted standardized and automated processes to create designs, build them, and maintain them through their life cycle. However, many modern manufacturing systems go beyond mechanized workflows to introduce empowered workers, flexible collaboration, and rapid iteration. Such behaviors also characterize open source software development and are at the heart of DevOps culture, processes, and tooling.
Jul. 2, 2015 02:15 PM EDT Reads: 726
Internet of Things is moving from being a hype to a reality. Experts estimate that internet connected cars will grow to 152 million, while over 100 million internet connected wireless light bulbs and lamps will be operational by 2020. These and many other intriguing statistics highlight the importance of Internet powered devices and how market penetration is going to multiply many times over in the next few years.
Jul. 2, 2015 02:15 PM EDT Reads: 2,181
Today air travel is a minefield of delays, hassles and customer disappointment. Airlines struggle to revitalize the experience. GE and M2Mi will demonstrate practical examples of how IoT solutions are helping airlines bring back personalization, reduce trip time and improve reliability. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect with GE, and Dr. Sarah Cooper, M2Mi’s VP Business Development and Engineering, will explore the IoT cloud-based platform technologies drivi...
Jul. 2, 2015 02:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,021
Containers have changed the mind of IT in DevOps. They enable developers to work with dev, test, stage and production environments identically. Containers provide the right abstraction for microservices and many cloud platforms have integrated them into deployment pipelines. DevOps and Containers together help companies to achieve their business goals faster and more effectively. In his session at DevOps Summit, Ruslan Synytsky, CEO and Co-founder of Jelastic, reviewed the current landscape of...
Jul. 2, 2015 01:45 PM EDT Reads: 2,271
Live Webinar with 451 Research Analyst Peter Christy. Join us on Wednesday July 22, 2015, at 10 am PT / 1 pm ET In a world where users are on the Internet and the applications are in the cloud, how do you maintain your historic SLA with your users? Peter Christy, Research Director, Networks at 451 Research, will discuss this new network paradigm, one in which there is no LAN and no WAN, and discuss what users and network administrators gain and give up when migrating to the agile world of clo...
Jul. 2, 2015 01:36 PM EDT Reads: 401
SYS-CON Events announced today that JFrog, maker of Artifactory, the popular Binary Repository Manager, will exhibit at SYS-CON's @DevOpsSummit Silicon Valley, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Based in California, Israel and France, founded by longtime field-experts, JFrog, creator of Artifactory and Bintray, has provided the market with the first Binary Repository solution and a software distribution social platform.
Jul. 2, 2015 01:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,203
"We got started as search consultants. On the services side of the business we have help organizations save time and save money when they hit issues that everyone more or less hits when their data grows," noted Otis Gospodnetić, Founder of Sematext, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @DevOpsSummit, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.
Jul. 2, 2015 01:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,032
Internet of Things (IoT) will be a hybrid ecosystem of diverse devices and sensors collaborating with operational and enterprise systems to create the next big application. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Bramh Gupta, founder and CEO of robomq.io, and Fred Yatzeck, principal architect leading product development at robomq.io, discussed how choosing the right middleware and integration strategy from the get-go will enable IoT solution developers to adapt and grow with the industry, while at th...
Jul. 2, 2015 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 2,012
Containers are revolutionizing the way we deploy and maintain our infrastructures, but monitoring and troubleshooting in a containerized environment can still be painful and impractical. Understanding even basic resource usage is difficult – let alone tracking network connections or malicious activity. In his session at DevOps Summit, Gianluca Borello, Sr. Software Engineer at Sysdig, will cover the current state of the art for container monitoring and visibility, including pros / cons and liv...
Jul. 2, 2015 11:50 AM EDT Reads: 413
The last decade was about virtual machines, but the next one is about containers. Containers enable a service to run on any host at any time. Traditional tools are starting to show cracks because they were not designed for this level of application portability. Now is the time to look at new ways to deploy and manage applications at scale. In his session at @DevOpsSummit, Brian “Redbeard” Harrington, a principal architect at CoreOS, will examine how CoreOS helps teams run in production. Attende...
Jul. 2, 2015 11:17 AM EDT Reads: 410
"We have a tagline - "Power in the API Economy." What that means is everything that is built in applications and connected applications is done through APIs," explained Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at Akana, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 16th Cloud Expo, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.
Jul. 2, 2015 11:15 AM EDT Reads: 1,030