Noodles & Company Joins, Highlighting Healthier Menu Options

Broomfield, CO, August 09, 2012 --( Noodles & Company has joined the Healthy Dining Program and to showcase the many healthier choices available on its menu. Guests can now easily find dietitian-approved menu selections in each of the over-250 Noodles and Co. locations across the United States.

Noodles and Co. is designed to give restaurant-goers a trip around the world without leaving their table. The menu features noodles, soups, salads and sandwiches with recipes originating from Italy to Thailand, Japan and Indonesia. More than a dozen menu items meet the Healthy Dining nutrition criteria for calories, fat, sodium and other nutrient values, including:

· Pasta Fresca with Parmesan
· Japanese Pan Noodles
· Bangkok Curry
· Indonesian Peanut Sauté
· Chinese Chop Salad

Noodles & Co. has now joined the over 300 restaurant brands participating in the Healthy Dining Program and featured on Healthy Dining supports restaurants that are making a positive contribution to public health by offering dietitian-approved menu options.

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About Healthy Dining:
In collaboration with the National Restaurant Association, Healthy Dining leads the largest-ever restaurant industry nutrition initiative. Through, Americans can find dietitian-approved, Healthy Dining menu options and view corresponding nutrient information (calories, fat, sodium, carbohydrates, etc.) for restaurants that span fast food to fine dining. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provided partial funding for the development of the initiative.
Healthy Dining
Andrew Packer
(858) 541-2049