Cut calories when eating out

It can be relatively easy to cut down on calories when dining out, especially if you pay careful attention to the types of meals that you order.

Here are a few easy ways in which you can cut down on unwanted calories when ordering your meals:

Go for grilled meat!

Always consider ordering grilled meat or chicken as opposed to having it prepared using other cooking methods that involved having to add more bad fat or oil to it such as deep frying.

Salad is a must have!

Be sure to order a side salad to accompany your meal. The fibre and other nutrients are not only healthy but will support your weight-loss efforts too!

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Healthy vegetables

When ordering vegetables, try to keep them healthy too. If you must have deep fried onion or potato chips, opt for a smaller portion or perhaps ask for other healthy alternatives such as steamed vegetables.

Consult a professional

Always consult a dietician if you require assistance in putting a meal plan together. In addition, you should always check with your doctor before making any drastic changes to your diet, especially if you are under medication or suffer from any medical condition that has an effect on your diet.

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