Eat right when you eat out

By on 24th July 2017

We all love to eat out from time to time, don’t we? Who does not like to indulge in a few goodies and treat their taste buds to delicious dishes? But there is one very important thing that you need to remember when you eat out, you have to eat what suits you and will not cause any problems later.

Common problems that occur when we eat out

The most common problem that people suffer from when they eat outside is indigestion and sometimes in extreme cases diarrhoea and food poisoning. These might occur due to overeating or having bad quality food. But these are problems that can be dealt with, with the proper precautions and care at the right time.

Here are some time tested ways that will make sure that you stay healthy when you eat out:

  1. The first and the most important thing that you need to do when you take a look at the menu is avoid items that result in allergic reactions. Different people have allergic reactions to different substances like some people are allergic to prawn while some are allergic to cashew nuts. So the thing that you will need to do is make sure that you avoid items that you or the people you are eating out with are allergic to. The best way to double check your order would be to confirm with the waiter what ingredients the items that you will be ordering are made up of. Even if you are ordering their special of the day, say beef burger at londis salem check once with the waiter whether it contains elements that you are allergic to.
  2. Do not over eat under any circumstances. If you are feeling full but the dish is just too delicious to put down, pack it up and get it to go. Keep it and have it in reasonable amounts later but do not force yourself to eat when you are not feeling hungry but want to eat just for the sake of how delicious the dish is.
  3. If by any chance there has been overeating and you are feeling uncomfortably full then there are two things that you can do to prevent it from causing further harm. First you can skip the next meal of the day which will help in getting your metabolism back to its normal rate. If you have overeaten at dinner then it is best to talk a walk and not go to bed directly after the meal. If you are feeling too uncomfortable then take an antacid that will prevent acid formation but try not to make this a regular habit
  4. A lot boils down to the quality of the food that you are having and hence go to good quality restaurant like say londis of Peabody.
  5. And last but not the least drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated and go for food items that are light and less oily, especially if you are eating out at night.

These are some key points that will help you to enjoy a meal at your favourite restaurant and also keep you healthy.

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