4 Ways To Dine Out and Still Lose Weight

When you're tired of cooking at home a night out sounds ideal. Whether you're trying something new or going  to sit down at one of your favorite restaurants, dining out can be  needed once in a while.

However, when you're trying to lose weight, a night out sounds more like a glutinous activity than a treat.

If you're watching your weight, that shouldn't stop you from being able to go out and enjoy a meal at a restaurant with friends and family.

Pay attention to portion size.

It is possible to go to a restaurant and order a bowl of pasta when you're trying to lose weight. However, although delicious, try not to eat it all in one sitting.

Sip smart

"If you're trying to lose weight, it really helps to watch the alcohol intake,"

Eat before you eat.

Did you ever purposefully eat less throughout the day knowing you were  going to eat out and have a big meal? Well, it's time to put that habit  to rest.

Start your meal with soup or salad

Young suggests enjoying a salad with mixed vegetables or a vegetable-based soup.

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