Eating out healthy attached with nutritive require today is concerned more and more. It is different a little bit from the past days when we have done our eating out for joys, sociable situations, meeting opportunities, anniversary occasions etc.
Eating healthy to eating out healthy
We all know that eating healthy is based on specific principles, plans, list of healthy food, healthy menus and cooking ways for health etc. Similarly eating out healthy or eating out for health is also based on such factors. So eating out for health actually is not so difficult if we have followed a certain eating plan for health.
Eating healthy sounds to be familiar and easy to implement compared with eating out healthy. It is just because eating out is considered an open activity. If we are forced to be do it base on rules, it seems not make us to be pleased. However in a society where many people today focus on their health through eating, food and food services included eating out, eating out healthy is not the serious point that may affect so much to sociable factor of this activity. Therefore if you have a eating healthy plan at home, you may bring your criteria related to healthy eating out side and close them to eating out.
Why do we need to eating out for health?
It is said that eating out healthy is important as any your rules related to healthy eating plan daily and monthly. Many people do not realize this point until the time eating out bring back to them the disadvantages after a period.
By the comparison, we may see that eating out is just a small part in the big plan of eating for health at home daily. Even if we go out for eating each week or twice per month, we still believe the rate of going out for eating is negligible.
From the above situation, we could simply think, we sometimes have a time for eating out, it maybe does not affect to our health or our eating diet plan. However the fact is that once of eating out with ignoring the nutrition or the amount of food consumed, it is possible to make your dieting effort for a week broken. In the case we multiply the number of eating out, we will realize how it does damage to our eating healthy plan. So we should pay out eating out for health to ensure our healthy eating plan not to be broken and our health is maintained always with any situations.
How do we go out to eat healthy?
There are some suggestions that help you to eat healthy outside as below:
Concerning about nutrition when you plan for eating out
Planning for eating outside, surely you have thought about the place and what you love to eat. Try to set nutritional elements in the plan additionally. If you do so, you may eliminate the food that is not good for your health or at least you may limit the consumption of these food or the components that do not bring the benefits to your health.
- Choosing the restaurants and food services secured
“Try before you trust” – you should choose a restaurants with high quality food for your eating out. Food quality as in the beginning is a partial guarantee for your eating out healthy. It is always true.
- Giving your requirements related to nutrition to the restaurants
Usually when eating out many people who choose the dishes in menu applied by the restaurants without so much request to change. Or they request the dishes following their taste and ignore the nutritive factors. These habits should be adjusted by providing to the restaurants our requires of dishes with better nutritional elements and more relevant to our health. For example a dish with fatty sauce should be required to replace by the non-fat sauce or low fat sauce. When you mention to the restaurants, the chefs who know how to change a suitable sauce for your dishes with constant flavor while ensuring your requirement.
- Controlling food consumption
The amount of food consumed is important also for eating out healthy. Even though the restaurant may serve the series of delicious dishes, you should control your choice and stop eating if it is enough. If you do so, it will not lead you to go so far from the extend of healthy eating.
The fact that you may control the food consumption as soon as you order. You may define to choose the dishes fewer than expected. Or you may ask the restaurant to reduce the food a little bit as in your plate before serving. Or before enjoying, you may share your food with others, so your plate is always inadequate and it does not make you to eat more.
One more ways to control your consumption of food for eating out healthy is that you may apply the ratio of alkaline food (vegetables, legumes, fruits, etc) and acid food (meat, fish, poultry, eggs, grains, alcohol etc) as 2-8 or 3-7 or 4-6 or at least the ratio should be 5-5 with 50% of alkaline food combined with 50 % of acid food. 2-8 is the gold ratio of using alkaline food and acid food together. It sounds so theory and difficult to perform to all people. The fact is that you should always take note that alkaline food should be consumed with bigger amount compared with acid food or at least both should be in the balance, those ways help you to accomplish the task of eating out healthy easier.