Por Vida: A better choice for healthy eating


What is ¡Por Vida!

San Antonio’s Healthy Menu Initiative, A Better Choice For Life!

¡Por Vida! is a restaurant recognition program that helps adults and children make healthier food choices by identifying those menu items that meet nutritional guidelines developed by the Healthy Restaurants Coalition. When you choose “¡Por Vida!”, you make a better choice “For Life”! For more information about Fit Pass SA and a list of events, click here.

¡Por Vida! Nutritional Criteria Includes:

  • Calories
  • Saturated Fat
  • Sodium
  • Total Fat
  • Trans-fat
  • No Fried Food
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News

Visit porvidasa.com/coupon to redeem your 10% off any of Corner Bakery’s ¡Por Vida! menu items from Feb. 4 thru Feb. 8. » click to read more.

The holiday season is a time for family, friends, parties, and, most of all, food.  It can be easy to get out of normal eating and exercise routines and indulge in the seasonal dishes served at every gathering. Research shows … » click to read more.

Watch Por Vida on KABB FOX 29′s Daytime @ 9 Morning Show.  Here’s registered dietitian Kasey Pape and Josh from Fruit Fusionz spreading the word about Por Vida’s Healthy Dining Options in San Antonio!! Watch the Video or Read Full Article … » click to read more.

McDonald’s among first eateries in South Texas to display calories of menu items. Watch the Video or Read Full Article at KSAT12. » click to read more.

A San Antonio program designed to help people make healthy eating choices when dining out has earned kudos from the Texas Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Health Promotion. The group gave Por Vida!, the menu labeling initiative, the Outstanding … » click to read more.

When ¡Por Vida! (“For life!” in Spanish) launched in October 2010, seven San Antonio restaurants were participating. Now, less than a year later, the program operates in 13 establishments, including a hospital and a worksite. ¡Por Vida! is a voluntary … » click to read more.

The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District (Metro Health), the San Antonio Restaurant Association (SARA), and the San Antonio Dietetic Association (SADA) joined forces in January 2009 to develop the Healthy Restaurants Coalition (HRC). The HRC is a partnership of local … » click to read more.

San Antonio still carries the bad reputation it got from a 2003 CDC study that pointed to the Alamo City as the most obese community in the country. A new city-wide attitude is credited with improving the situation. Texas Public … » click to read more.