Most people strive to make healthier food decisions every day. And, that got us thinking. Is there a way to dine out, while still making the best possible healthy food decisions?
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#EatingOut – 6 Incredible Tips For Making Healthier Food Decisions?

Most people strive to make healthier food decisions every day. And, that got us thinking. Is there a way to dine out, while still making the best possible healthy food decisions? For years we’ve been told that cooking food at home is far healthier than eating out. As we found out, you can, in fact, go out for dinner with the family while still making healthy food decisions. The best part of all is that you’ll find everything you need for good food choices right here at Karaglen Shopping Centre.

Check out our hand-picked tips for making healthy food choices when eating out:

No Limits

Eating healthy and making healthier food decisions does not mean you need to be exclusively tied down to eating salads. There are also plenty of other healthy alternatives to choose from. Think of chicken or fish which are healthy lean proteins. And, again rather opt for a veggie side to accompany your dish. Then when asked, rather take grilled options over fried ones. Mochachos is known for its amazing, non-fried, chicken.

The Restaurant

When selecting a restaurant for dinner you need to make sure that you have your say. If you are on a mission to make your life better, you do not need to be bullied into eating at a restaurant that doesn’t cater to your needs. Fin & Fillet at Karaglen Shopping Centre has an incredible selection of healthy meal choices.

Think of chicken or fish which are healthy lean proteins.

The Specials

If you haven’t had a chance to check out the menu beforehand all is not lost. Karaglen favourite Spur runs amazing specials regularly. Ask your waiter to tell you about the specials running at the time. Another good idea is to switch out fries for veggies.

The Menu

It is always a great idea to check out the menu beforehand. Many of the restaurants at Karaglen Shopping Centre including Lattelicious have their menus listed online. Take a look at the menu and decide what you want to order before you get there. This way you will not be tempted to order something which does not fit your diet.

The Ingredients

Restaurant menus give you great insight into what you will be buying. Items which are fried, those which contain heavy cream sauces and items which are very salty may not fit in with your healthy eating. Tong Lai restaurant, offers authentic Asian foods. You’re sure to find the right healthy foods.

Ask Away

Never be scared to ask your waiter to swap unhealthy items for healthier ones. If you feel that something on your place will be a little too heavy ask if you could switch it out for a tasty alternative. Wimpy at Karaglen has a great selection of healthy food alternatives for you to choose from.

Now with these tips in mind, you too can make healthier food choices when dining out. Be sure to let us know on Facebook if you have any other tips to share on how to make healthy food choices when dining out.