Your social life doesn't have to suffer just because you want to eat healthier. In fact, you can still dine out with friends and stick to your healthy diet. The trick is to bypass high-calorie menu items and instead order off the menu or ask for wholesome twists on the restaurant's dishes.
"Restaurants do not like to advertise this because it makes more work for them, but pretty much anything on a menu can be cooked to order," says Cristina Rivera, President of Nutrition in Motion, P.C. "The key to ordering off a menu is in the preparation.”