(HealthDay News) -- Ordering large portions when dining out can easily foil your dieting plan. Fortunately, many restaurants are offering smaller portion sizes for diners with an eye on the waistline.
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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these suggestions for weight-conscious diners:
- Skip the entree and order an appetizer and a salad for your meal.
- Stick to a smaller serving, such as a cup of soup or a child-size portion.
- Eat half of your meal at the restaurant and take half home to enjoy later.
- Share each course with someone else, or just split an entrée.
-- Diana Kohnle
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