The Top 3 Foods to AVOID at Restaurants (they can make you fat and kill you)

By Mike Geary, Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer

These ingredients not only make you fat, but can be deadly when eaten too often

I’ve been traveling a lot for business in the last year, and I’ve noticed that most people totally fall off their fitness routines while traveling…

In fact, eating out at restaurants frequently is one of the biggest reasons why so many people fatten up while traveling. It’s almost damn near impossible to eat healthy when you dine out, UNLESS you follow a couple simple tricks that I use to make every restaurant meal healthier, reduce calories, and not lose control.

Here’s a few tricks you can use to eat healthier and stay lean even while traveling on business or eating out any time for that matter…

The 3 most important things to avoid that are EVERYWHERE at restaurants are:

the deep fried foods
the refined starchy foods
and any sodas, juices, or other sugary foods (except whole fruits, which are great)

This eliminates the major food sources that do the worst damage in our food supply – the evil trans fats, the inflammatory refined vegetable oils, refined starches, and processed sugars.

This means trying to skip the table bread, skipping the french fries (that come with every single sandwich on every menu known to man), and reducing or eliminating all of the heaping portions of rice and pasta that are often loaded on the plates as well.

How to do it healthier, but still satisfying…

Instead, try to order just meat, side vegetables, and a salad, asking for the vegetables or salad as a substitute for the typical fries, rice, or pasta that the meal probably comes with.

Almost every restaurant I’ve ever been to will always allow me to substitute veggies or a side salad for the fries or chips that almost always come with sandwiches or burgers… read entire article here…