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Healthy lunch spots around the Supreme Court as health-care debate continues

Looking for healthy eats around Capitol Hill? Check out our list and add your own suggestions. (Barbara Damrosch/The Washington Post)

As the Supreme Court winds down its third and final day of review of the health-care law, here are a few healthy lunch spots around the Capitol. Truth be told, there aren’t very many of them.

1. SweetgreenGreen salads and frozen yogurt are specialties at this lunch spot. ( 221 Pennsylvania Ave. SE)

2. Seventh Hill Pizza — This brick-oven pizza shop offers fresh ingredients and vegetarian options. ( 327 7th St. SE)

3. New Course — “Few luncheonettes around town serve food that is fresher or more likely to be made from scratch,”according to the Going Out Guide. ( 500 Third St. NW)

4. Mitsitam Cafe — Tucked inside the National Museum of the American Indian, this cafe “points out, albeit subtly, how healthful the American diets were before the Europeans arrived,” wrote Tom Sietsema. ( 4th St. and Independence Ave.)

5. SonomaCalifornia-style cuisine is made with fresh, local ingredients. ( 223 Pennsylvania Ave. SE)

Tell us: Do you have any favorites lunch spots serving healthful fare around the Capitol? Share your suggestions in the comments below.

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