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Cut Restaurant Portions In Half



I ask my server to put half of my food in to go containers before it is served.

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This helps me with portion control, and prevents me from picking at my leftovers.

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  • Mehopeful2, the trick is to have the server do the boxing up before the food is served. If you only ask for a box you may never get around to putting anything in it.

    Relaxnow, it's great that you make healthy choices. Just remember: too much healthy food is still going to cause a weight gain. The trick is to control portion size; not just what you eat, but how much. - by JRBASKIND
  • I heard this before, but haven't done it yet. I guess what I need to do is, ask for a container when ordering so I won't forget and divide it before I start to eat. I am determined to do this the next time I go out to eat. emoticon - by MEHOPEFUL2
  • I've never heard of asking the server to box it up before serving it to you. I will consider doing this, tho I usually do what COLOURFULME does. - by BERGIE8771
  • I hardly ever eat out so when I eat out I make healthy choices and enjoy. - by COLOURFULME

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