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Eating healthfully when dining out is an age-old topic that comes up again and again in health and wellness courses. Here are some of the top suggestions for dining out healthfully, as delivered by my latest weight management class. Don't go! Always eat something, either before you go or...
 
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No time to make breakfast? It’s actually possible to dine out healthfully -- if you know what foods to choose. Here are some breakfast ideas that are lower in saturated fat and calories. Simply mix & match for a quick treat on the go! McDonald’s: Egg McMuffin (300 calories)...
 
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“Would you like an apple pie with that?” My teeth grit each time I hear it. And, I hear it often because I prefer fountain diet cokes at fast food restaurants instead of bottles or cans, and the cashiers at McDonald’s are required to say that with every order  – or else… McDonald’s isn’t alone. ... Suggestive Selling: Would You Like an Apple Pie with That?
 
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People are often surprised to see me in the line at a fast food restaurant. I may be “Dr. Jo”, but I’m still just your average “Jo.” And, the average Joe here in the US (according to the National Restaurant Association) eats out five times a week! So, how...
 
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Shop Wiser and Bring Home Less Sodium! Many foods in the grocery store are laden with a lot of added sodium. Here are the danger foods along with ideas of how to make better substitutions to lower the amount of sodium you eat: Canned foods - most canned foods...