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Going out to eat at Golden Corral Help!

Monday, September 01, 2014

I have been eating right lately. I have been eating according to my diet plan. We have family here from out of town. We are taking her out to eat at Golden corral. The whole family is looking forward to it. I want to track my food and stay on plan while I'm there. Any advice would be appreciated!
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  • KATELJM
    How did you do? Think about your strengths (as demonstrated by your choices). What were devilish temptations? What would you do differently next time?

    If you need more incentive, please know that restaurant food is loaded with sodium and unhealthy fat, and if you have been diagnosed with heart disease, then you want to follow a low sodium (or if the doctor insists, a Very Low Sodium) diet (as in "what you eat"). I like Donald Gazzaniga's cookbooks. Our family switched to low sodium when I was a teenager (after my father had 2 heart attacks); my younger brother and I developed a preference for low sodium, as a consequence. Since I met my husband, he now has little tolerance for much fried food or heavy sodium.

    If you would like, please ask me for some of my favorite low sodium recipes, and I will send you links.
    1385 days ago
  • SOOKIE
    How'd you do?

    Focus on the salad bar and freggies. Water w/lemon. Sip between bites.
    Don't stress over it, enjoy the conversation.
    1386 days ago
  • REDDOTFLYER
    I allow myself a reward day and one higher cal / carb day without guilt. I try to make good choices and pick small amounts and focus on the enjoyment from the activity not the enjoyment from the food.
    1386 days ago
  • JEANNETTE59
    Chew slowly and try putting your fork down between bites. These two tricks help you recognize when you have had enough to eat.
    Hope you all have a wonderful time.
    1387 days ago
  • USMAWIFE
    drink that glass of water first

    the go around and check out everything. narrow it down to the healthiest possible things you can find. if something really looks tempting, take only a fork full on your plate


    1387 days ago
  • BHENDRICK2
    emoticon try to pick the healthier options and stick to 1 plate emoticon
    1387 days ago
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