Dining out the healthy way

By Jennifer Bowden In Nutrition

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11th February, 2012
Restaurants can be a challenging environment for those with healthy eating aspirations – what with their bigger portions and calorie-laden dishes. And alas, research confirms people who frequently eat out consume more energy and fat and have higher levels of body fat. It’s enough to put you off your dessert. But we needn’t avoid dining out, according to a recent study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. This US study aimed to help women maintain their body weight while regularly dining out, but the women were so successful at “mindful restaurant eating” ...

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