In this new year, many of us will be trying to lose weight. It’s time to choose a healthful diet consisting of fruits, vegetables, lean meats and whole grains. Easy to say. Hard to do. But what if you really enjoy eating out? It’s inevitable, you go to a restaurant and you’ll pig out.

But hold on!

Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin have come up with some tips that will help you enjoy your favorite eatery….guilt free. The study involved 35 overweight women in the 40 to 59-year-old age group. In a HealthDay article by Jenifer Goodwin, you’ll discover some tips that are easy to implement. For instance, you can order a la carte or split a main course.  The article, well worth reading, offers some great ideas.

My hope is many of us can lose some pounds in the coming year. But if you want some restaurant food now and then, you don’t need to panic.