Diabetes nutrition: Eating out when you have diabetes
|Diabetes nutrition: Eating out when you have diabetes||Darrell Miller||11/03/16|
November 03, 2016 06:04 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (email@example.com)
Subject: Diabetes nutrition: Eating out when you have diabetes
For people with diabetes, the condition can make eating out feel restrictive. Fortunately, with the right choices it doesn't have to be that way. Avoiding buffets can being mindful to portion size are important. Additionally, many restaurants allow the ability to substitute unhealthy food choices for healthier options. Finally, be aware of extra sources of calories that aren't part of the original dish.
- When dining out, eat the same portions that you would at home, don't overeat, especially since restaurants tend to serve large portions.
- Try to substitute high fat items on the menu for healthier ones, for example, lower fat salad dressing.
- Call ahead (or ask) if you can get foods fixed in a more healthier way, like baked instead of fried.
"Many restaurants offer healthy alternatives. And you can plan what you want to order by looking at menus online, some of which provide nutrition information."