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Watch this short video with Brett Blumenthal on Better Connecticut, talking about visualizing portion sizes when you’re out to dinner....

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As a road warrior, it is likely that you hop from restaurant to restaurant in search of tasty, yet healthy food. Unless we succumb to the quarter pounder at McDonalds, however, portion sizes vary tremendously from eating establishment to eating…...

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When we’re on the road, it can be difficult to eat well. We often resort to pre-packaged snacks, fast-food or dining out at restaurants that cook with questionable ingredients. Salt (also known as sodium) is typically an afterthought on most…...

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Dining out for dinner is part and parcel of traveling for business. Recently, I provided some tips on how to make smart choices around appetizers and entrees and now I’m going to give you the scoop on choosing healthy side…...

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A business trip often means dining out at a restaurant for dinner. Unfortunately, depending on your destination, there may not be very many healthy options. Not long ago, we provided some tips on how to pick healthy appetizers from the…...

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Eating healthy on the road is a challenge and making a wise choice instead of an unhealthy one isn’t always easy.  Although an occasional business trip doesn’t necessarily have a huge impact, traveling regularly can do some major damage. The…...

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Wonder which airports offer the healthiest food choices? Well, thanks to the PCRM (Physicians Committee of Responsible Medicine), we have our answer. In their annual Airport Food Review, they look at 17 airports throughout the country and determines if each…...

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In order to avoid the inevitable weight gain that comes with frequently dining out, I’m a big believer in eating off of the appetizers menu. That said, it behooves us to make wise choices when ordering from the appetizers menu,…...

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Even when we are eating a healthy diet, it is important to pay attention to our portion sizes. Too much of even the healthiest of foods can still pack on extra weight. Unfortunately, when we eat out at restaurants or…...

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I travel a lot.  I’m on the road at least 3 days, every other week.  My grocery shopping tends to reflect this, as I buy food the week I’ll be in town, and then skip shopping the week I’ll be out…...

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