The Economic Research Service has found that between 2009 and 2014, the number of fast food restaurants in U.S. counties has increased by nine percent. In some states, the number of fast food restaurants has increased more than the population rate in those areas.
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Celebrating special occasions often involve dining at a favorite restaurant. The temptation to overeat is a strong urge to fight. But it can be conquered!
More restaurants are offering “small plate” options. These can help with portion control.
Slow down and put your fork down! Enjoy conversations more by taking an eating break. Put your fork down and hands in your lap to slow down.
Share a meal to reduce portion sizes and money.