AND EATING OUT
if you carefully follow your eating plan recommendations at home, it is
often more difficult to follow them when dining out. Here are some easy
to follow tips to help you stick to your eating plan:
Choose restaurants that serve such healthful entrees as baked or
chicken or fish.
Be POLITE but ASSERTIVE when ordering meals. If
restaurants will prepare foods as you request - broiled instead of
Avoid foods that have been deep-fried in fat.
Have sauces and salad dressing served on the side. This will let you
the size of portions.
Oriental restaurants can be good choices. Order dishes that feature
portions of chicken, fish, or lean meat, stir fried with vegetables in
small amounts of oil.
Italian restaurants can also be wise choices. Pasta with tomato sauce
a filling low-fat meal. Avoid high fat cheeses, sausages, and fatty
At delicatessens, choose a sliced turkey or lean roast beef sandwich
than high fat sandwich meats and cheeses. Choose coleslaw or sliced
instead of fries or chips.
Even at fast - food restaurants, you can find relatively low - fat
Unfortunately their fish and chicken are usually deep - fried in
fat. Try a small broiled hamburger, grilled chicken, a roast beef
Eat a low - fat snack before going to a party or a buffet where there
be a lot of high fat food. This will curb your appetite and help
When dining with friends, it may be difficult to refuse high - fat
Eat small amounts of these foods and concentrate on the low - fat foods
offered. With good friends, discuss your diet in advance. Don't be
if your hosts are also concerned about cholesterol.
When traveling by plane, request a low - fat, low - cholesterol meal
you order your ticket. Many airlines will honor your request.
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