Eating Out! - 5 Healthy Tips

Written by

Continued from page 1

If your dinner mates are eager to start off withrepparttar carbs, then order a glass of water and take a sip each time you are tempted to break bread. Besides, you’ll wantrepparttar 151160 time you would have wasted buttering and dipping to spend readingrepparttar 151161 menu for smart, sensible choices.

Don’t assume that you’ll be able to hold out on temptations throughoutrepparttar 151162 entire meal. Set yourself up for success when you order by requesting they leave offrepparttar 151163 oils and sauces. Request that your meat and vegetables be steamed, not fried. Order a salad (with light or no dressing, onrepparttar 151164 side) or side of veggies instead of fries or mashed potatoes.

Tip 4: Fill up onrepparttar 151165 good stuff

Drink plenty of water before you leave forrepparttar 151166 restaurant, and while you wait forrepparttar 151167 food to arrive. This will help fill you up and prevent hunger-inspired indulgences.

Request your salad (and/or soup, if it’s not creamy) be brought out first, and dig in. Byrepparttar 151168 time your food arrives, you should be able to more rationally determine what portion sizes are appropriate, and if anything needs to be avoided.

Tip 5: Dreaded desserts

First of all, do not order dessert until you are completely finished with your meal. You may be full and not want anything. And that’s certainly not a crime! Afterrepparttar 151169 meal, if everyone is splurging onrepparttar 151170 dessert menu, keep in mind that you don’t have to join in just to be part ofrepparttar 151171 “gang.” Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea to end your meal. Or ask someone to split a dessert with you. Hint: Doggie bags can also be used for desserts! So split it in half and take part home for another day or your neighbor. You have to be left out of choosing a neat dessert, either. See ifrepparttar 151172 kitchen can put together a fruit bowl or a sorbet dish to satisfy your cravings without putting all your conscientious work at dinner to waste. This might be something to call ahead about..hint!

Withrepparttar 151173 right approach, eating out can be a pleasurable experience. Remember, a successful diet is a lifelong lifestyle modification. You need to be able to incorporate healthful eating out activities into your routine.

What happens if you DO stress? Add extra activities to your schedule. Swim some laps. Walk or jog. Leave your wallet inrepparttar 151174 trunk and go to a mall for a shop-walk. Take a tour. Visit a museum. Enjoy a park and feedrepparttar 151175 ducks. Just get out, focus on something else and enjoy life.

Weight Control Services, a site dedicated to providing current health and fitness information. The article you have read is available for your use in its entirety as part of a collection of ebooks offering valuable information on a variety of Health and Fitness topics.

Online Weight Loss Programs - Reviewed

Written by

Continued from page 1

Weight Watchers – Online at , Weight Watchers offers a few choices. They have a couple different food plans; monitor points or simply go with food choices. Then opt for a real-world membership with weekly meetings where you learn about healthy food choices and activities, hear inspirational leaders/ speakers, pick up tips and program information, recipes and menus and have confidential weigh-ins. How meetings work is that you attend once a week for about an hour from a huge list hosted all over. You pay a small fee when you attend (beginning around $9 - $10 per week with special packages / plans available, depending uponrepparttar area). Find a meeting place online by entering your zip code or call 800-282-8908 (24/7).

Or opt for cyber-planning with Weight Watchers online tools. For a little less money per month, around $5 per week, you get recipe and meal ideas in a click, a points tracker and calendar, progress charts, restaurant guide and other resources. And connect with their online community 24/7 instead of driving around town juggling meetings in your schedule. Jenny Craig – Available online at for around $11 a month (or choose package deals). Online they feature eTools, a new product that is tailored to go hand-in-hand withrepparttar 151159 original real-world Jenny Craig Program. You can purchase foods from them or use their recipes / cookbooks. Withrepparttar 151160 eTools, member also receive an online journal, they can track and mark off meals from daily menus, monitor exercies / activities, calculate number of calories burned, include your feelings about your weight loss. These eTools also offer access to plan and print an unlimited number of Menu Plans.

There is also a Recipe Box with additional Jenny Craig recipes from their quarterly cookbooks. There are free message boards available for all members (eTools or not). Some may offer “member-only sections” inrepparttar 151161 future. For programs in your area and pricing information, call: 800-597-JENNY.

The Weight Down Workshop – Gwen Shamblin’s Bible-based weight loss program is online at . Not a diet plan,repparttar 151162 Weigh Down Workshop does not incur costs for consultants, foods or exercise plans. One program, “Exodus Out of Egypt” costs around $118 in fees (plus $7 for shipping and handling) that include your attendance at 12 weeks of class lessons, plus a set of 12 audiocassettes with workbook, access to toll-free advice, encouragement and help. The program teaches you to spend and eat less of regular foods you find about anywhere. Find a real-world workshop by completing an online form or by calling their toll-free number: 888-829-7500. For online support, information, packages and payment information, call them toll-free: (888) 751-5767. They have several plans available and people have to call to get descriptions and pricing.

Weight Control Services, a site dedicated to providing current health and fitness information. The article you have read is available for you use in its entirety as part of a collection of ebooks offering valuable information on a variety of Health and Fitness topics.

    <Back to Page 1 © 2005
Terms of Use