Life happens. From Friday nights out with your co-workers to the convenience of grabbing a bite to eat on the go, it’s impossible to control every aspect of your diet. Cheat days aside, making smart, educated decisions when dining out can prevent morning-after regret when you step back on the scale.
From supersize portions to a lack of nutrition, restaurants can pose a significant risk to your waistline without a pre-emptive plan. But don’t let this keep you from enjoying yourself — just follow these guidelines the next time you eat out to minimize the impact.