Dining out is an entertainment. We often go to restaurants on weekends with family and friends. Even when are too busy to cook, we go to a restaurant. Nowadays, people have become more health conscious than before. They try to eat healthy food. But when you dine out you have very little control over the food. It is possible to eat healthy food at a restaurant as well. Here are some tips to eat healthy at a restaurant.

Choose the right restaurant

There are hundreds of restaurants in your locality. You can now easily check the menus of these restaurants by visiting their sites or using mobile apps. Select a restaurant that offers healthy food. You should avoid eating fried and fatty foods.

Choose the menu carefully

You should choose a salad for sure along with your main meal. Then choose low-fat foods like fish and vegetables. Try to avoid fried foods or those containing butter and cheese. It’s better to choose boiled and gravy food.

Choose the right portion

Don’t order an extra large meal. You can offer smaller portion that will be enough to fill your stomach. You should avoid overeating; otherwise, you will gain weight.

Choose drink wisely

Instead of ordering any carbonated drinks or hard drinks, it is better to order plain water. That’s the healthiest option. You can order any diet drink, if available at the restaurant.

Skip the dessert

No matter how delicious that pastry or ice cream might look, you should skip the dessert. If there are fresh fruits available then you can order that.

Follow these tips before you go to a restaurant for dinner. This way you will be able to enjoy the food without worrying too much about your health.

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5 tips for eating healthy at a restaurant