Take C.H.A.R.G.E

IF Exclusive Fitness Tip: Take C.H.A.R.G.E.

As seen of IFTV!!

When you are on the go and dining out use this IF Exclusive Tip to help guide you to make healthy decisions and stay on track!!  We came up with the acronym C.H.A.R.G.E to make it easier for you when you are out to eat.

C: Check Online – Check online before pulling into the restaurant to see what they offer for healthy meals, nutrition facts, and any other info you may need.

H: Half Your Meal – Before you even take a bite get ask the server for a to-go box and split your meal in half.  Eat one half and take the other half home

A: Alter Dressings & Toppings – Don’t be afraid to get the balsamic, or oil & vinegar instead of ranch, or alter bacon for avocado

R: Replace Unhealthy Sides with Healthy Sides – Instead of French Fries, Loaded Baked Potatoes, or onion rings, replace with healthy sides.  A side of steamed or roasted veggies, mixed greens,

G: Get Dressings & Condiments on the Side – This is a great way to control how much dressing, condiments, or sauce goes on your meal.

E: Make Exchanges NOT Excuses – If you get dessert exchange cake and ice cream for fruit or sorbet

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