Healthy Weight Initiative

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Restaurants

Dining out at restaurants can be a difficult task when trying to maintain a healthy weight since the portions are controlled by the chef. This doesn’t always have to be the case! Take the initiative and ask the server which menu items are the healther options. Find out how large the serving size is and ask for a smaller, appetizer-sized serving instead.

Read NYC Health Bulletin #86: Eating Out, Eating Well >

Learn How to Measure the Perfect Portion!
Portion Control Vegetables

Learning how to measure the perfect portion is important when it comes to maintaining a healthy weight. Having a visual reference for proper portion sizes is useful for when you don’t have the time or equipment necessary for proper portion measuring.

View the Food Network’s visual guide to perfect portions >

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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