10 Tips for Healthy Eating Out

The Dish on Dining Out

It's one thing to watch your portion sizes and limit unhealthy foods at home. But what do you do when the buffalo chicken wings are on special at your favorite family restaurant? Use these 10 tips to tailor your eating-out experience so it's both enjoyable and healthy.

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