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Read Nutrition Data Before Going To A Restaurant

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After going to a restaurant, ordering an entrée which looks healthy, and then going home to read nutrition data, only to become angry with the restaurant for "tricking me," I have decided to read the nutrition data before going to the restaurant, so that I can make better choices.

- Submitted by BURRITAELITA 5/3/2010 in Weight Loss | 6 Comments
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PTCAKES 5/4/2010 4:18:00 AM

    I did this once... and I couldn't go to the restaurant. It is amazing just how many calories an establishment can put in food; even their salads.
SPARKROZ 5/6/2010 8:16:00 AM

    This is a MUST for me and I'm so happy the government is requiring restaurants to include nutritional values on their menus!!!!
BERCY1966 5/4/2010 9:29:00 PM

    Oh how many times have I logged a restaurant meal and said, "If I had reviewed nutritional information BEFORE making that choice, I would have chosen differently." emoticon
KYSIE2010 5/4/2010 12:49:00 PM

    I do this all the time! That way I don't even look at the menu (at all the tasty fatty dishes). I have already decided what is the best meal for me. I also order water and keep my hand on it often- forces me to drink more water! Flavour the water with lots of lime or lemon.
DEESUE25 5/4/2010 7:35:00 AM

    I love the book eat this not that! Its amazing if you like to eat out!!
ROXYW62 5/4/2010 6:57:00 AM

    What a brilliant idea!

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