Eating out was always scary to me before I'd learned what portion sizes should look like. Ask for a "to go" container with your meal. As soon as you get your food, portion out what you should actually eat, and put the rest in the container. You'll stay on track and have lunch for the next day!
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Eating sugar snap peas instead of chips or other high carb snacks has helped me stay on track to healthy eating. Using a scale and portion control has taught me to serve healthy portions not just serve.
using 1 cup containers to pack for lunch is key to portion control for lunch too.
Portion control and no sodas are the key for me, as a human I have had the tendency in the past to slide back into old habits of trying to eye my servings and they would increase as time went on, so for me the key is no to sodas and portion control
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