Going out for dinner can be one of the greatest traditions and pleasures in America. To put it simply: Americans love to eat. Dining out gives us the benefit of a delicious meal without the chore of having to spend time preparing it. However, for those aiming for a healthy lifestyle, dining out can be rife with unhealthy temptations.
With the advent of fast food, much of eating out lies in the pleasure of eating fatty, calorie-loaded foods without the guilt of knowing exactly what was in them. Recent food documentaries have sought to show us the error of our ways, but many people still indulge in more food, with more fat, than what they would eat at home. Dining out doesn’t have to become an overly expensive and unhealthy endeavor, included here are a few tips to make your dinner out more healthy. [Read more…]