Okay, so let’s get down to business. How can we enjoy eating out while not blowing our meal plan and sending your blood sugar skyrocketing into orbit?
Here are some basic guidelines that you can follow to help keep blood sugar in the normal range and reduce the risk of fat storage:
- Be obnoxiously picky. Ask to substitute or add items. Request your food to be cooked in butter, coconut oil or olive oil. It’s quite common now for people to have food allergies and other food sensitivities so many restaurants don’t have any problems doing this.
- Stay away from fast-food chains. Choosing local restaurants will usually offer a larger menu most times with locally grown vegetables, locally caught seafood, and good cuts of meat. Many times I will choose a variety of foods from appetizer menus to make up a meal. Greek and Middle Eastern restaurants are very good options as they have a variety of meat skewers and salads.
- Say no to bread on the table. Remove the temptation of...