Going out to eat can be a minefield of decisions, particularly when you’re working to lose weight and make healthier choices with your eating habits. Naturally when you order out you want to make the most of your meals and choose something off the menu which satisfies your cravings. While it’s important to note that you can eat just about anything in moderation and still continue to lose weight, there are certain menu items which may make this much more difficult, overloading your body with calories and leaving you feeling bloated, uncomfortable, and with worsened cravings at the end of
My decision to become a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) stemmed from a lifelong struggle with my weight.
Weighing over 10 pounds (4.5 kg) when I was born — placing me in the 99th percentile — I’m not exaggerating when I say “lifelong.”
The ketogenic, or keto, diet is a low carb, high fat eating pattern that involves limiting your carb intake to 25–50 grams per day or fewer to achieve ketosis — a metabolic state in which your body burns fat instead of carbs for its primary source of fuel (
It’s also the first diet that has