Aim for a Healthy Weight
Maintaining a Healthy
Weight On the Go
A Pocket Guide
Aim for Healthy Weight – Importance of Making Healthier Choices While Eating on the Go. According to the National Restaurant Association, American adults buy a meal or snack from a restaurant 5.8 times a week on average.
If you are watching your weight, it’s hard to always know what calories, fats, and nutrients are in the dishes you order.
The information in this booklet provides tips on how to help you select healthier options while eating “on the go” (i.e., dining out or bringing food in). Using the information provided on healthy choices will help you maintain a healthy weight.
Why Is Healthy Weight Important?
Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is good for your overall health. It also may help reduce your risk for developing several diseases and conditions. Maintaining a healthy weight has many other benefits, including feeling good about yourself and having more energy to enjoy life.