Americans are busy and many don’t have the time or energy to cook meals at home anymore. Nearly half of Americans eat at a restaurant on a given day, and over 40% of our daily intake of calories, fat and sodium are from foods consumed while eating out. Just because you eat out doesn’t mean your waist line has to suffer too. Here are some tips to make healthier choices and still enjoy your meal.
The majority of Americans do not eat enough vegetables. Substituting veggies, such as zucchini, for pasta is a way to increase your total vegetable servings and to add fiber to your diet.
Serving size: 1 for an entrée or 2-3 for a side dish
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