Fast food portions are out of control and eating at fast food establishments is not a healthy diet habit. If you are like most of us, you eat what you want, whenever you want it, with no thought to calories or portion size!
Many states have laws that require fast food restaurants to post nutritional statistics of their meals. What you see might just shock you! That’s where your run away weight gain came from!
The point here is that you have no idea what you are eating at all! Just as there are many health bombs at fast food restaurants that will destroy your weight, there are some healthy choices that can work for you! Here are some Lifestyle Solutions that you can try:
The key to eating successfully at fast food restaurants is to know what you are eating and be aware of fast food portions. What sounds healthy may not be healthy at all. A ciabatta ham and cheese sandwich might have more calories than a burger. A salad might have more calories than a burger. You will have no clue unless you check first.
The healthy diet habit is to know what you are putting into your mouth, keep to your menu plan, and always practice the half plate rule. Outsmart the fast food restaurants, or avoid them altogether! See also: Fast Food Lunches.