- The Plate
Common Fuel for the Campaign Diet? Pizza and Doughnuts
The U.S. Presidential candidates may have left New Hampshire, but they’ve also left a lot of fast food wrappers in their wake.
Almost everyone on the campaign trail gains weight, thanks to an endless stream of late night takeout and photo-ops at greasy spoons (see Eater‘s reportEater‘s report on how much Democrats Secretary Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders are spending on donuts). But it doesn’t have to be that way. Eating well on the run requires planning—and maybe a pocketful of nuts.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s wife Heidi told a crowd in Windham, New Hampshire, that her husband sings Broadway show tunes to relieve the stress of the campaign trail. But that’s probably not enough.
“Relaxing behaviors like singing can help,