Restaurants are Mine Fields for Weight Loss Awareness

Most dieters know that eating mountainous portions at restaurants is a no-no when it comes to weight loss. A new study out of the University of Texas at Austin confirmed this adage and discovered a few loopholes that allow dieters to lose weight and enjoy an occasional restaurant meal.

In this study, the researchers tracked the dining out behaviors of a group of dieters. They found that dieters that decided to box up their dinner to go before the meal arrived tended to weigh less at the end of the study compared to those that received the entire meal.

They also note that successful dieters tended to budget restaurant calories by eating a lighter meal at other points in the day to compensate for their dining out calories.

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11 comments

  1. Another technique that works for some is to order a meal, and then share it (half and half) with your partner or a friend.

  2. Wow !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Yes good one, don't let yourself get hungry, especially before something so tempting as a good smelling odor from fattening food at your favorite swill joint.

  4. there were no fat people emerging from the prisoner of war camps '' much the opposite.

  5. "THOI", take half of it is a better policy for eating less and keep yourself fit.

  6. Sharing a portion of one into two really helps.have tried it and it really worked for me.

  7. Food to the indolent is poison not sustenance.

  8. Pick something light off the menu with no bread or cream sauce, and share when possible.

  9. Wow? You need a study for this? IT’S COMMON-SENSE! More tax money wasted on a dumb-ass study!

  10. People who know when to stop eating will always weight less, because big part of the problem is exactly this – people cannot stop eating! So take leftovers home, and eat them the next day. Of course you will weight less
    Cheers
    Olga

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