Going out to eat can be a recipe for dietary disaster, but not if you know how to navigate the menu. With a few simple ordering tricks, you can watch your diet and stay heart healthy while enjoying a great meal out with family and friends.
Watch this video to find out how to order food with your heart health in mind. Always ask for dressings and sauces to be served on the side so you can control the portion. Skip the bread basket or only choose whole grain options. Avoid highly marbled meats and always trim skin from poultry.
The physicians at Northside Hospital in St. Petersburg can also help you commit to a heart-healthy lifestyle. To find out more our medical services, including our emergency services and stroke care, please call (888) 598-9586.