Eating Out Directory
Eating out is a treat for many people, and something to be enjoyed. But restaurant meals can sometimes be laden with salt, saturated fat, and substantial calories that may affect health issues such as high blood pressure, weight gain, high cholesterol, and more. When you eat out, it's important to try to make good food choices such as limiting how much you eat and ordering foods that are not overly-processed. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to order healthy foods at restaurants, which foods to avoid, and much more.
Tips for Dining Out With Diabetes
If you have diabetes, read these tips for restaurant dining.
Eat This, Not That Diet Plan Review
"Eat This, Not That" encourages eating a better food than the one you were planning on. Find out if this diet program works.
Low-Sodium Diet: How to Eat Less Sodium at Restaurants
Restaurant meals can be shockingly high in sodium. But it's possible to follow a low-salt diet even when you're dining out.
How to Eat Out Safely When You Have a Food Allergy
Find out how to avoid the ingredients that set off your food allergy when you go to a restaurant.
Food Allergies: Tips for Eating Out
Whether you're allergic to peanuts or dairy products, experts offer strategies for dining safely at restaurants.
Fast Food Ads and You: How to See Through the Hype
Have you been duped by fast food ads? Here are ways to see past the hype for better health.
Eating Out the Healthy Way
How to dine out without overdoing it
Avoiding Trans Fats in Restaurants
Experts agree trans fats should be significantly reduced in the American diet, and because we eat out or pick up take-out so often, restaurant food has become the next target in the war against such fats.
Fast Food Healthy Selections
You really can make smart choices in today's fat-filled, fast-food world. Find out how.
Calorie Counts and Menu Labeling
Learn about how calorie counts and menu labeling affects food choices.
Healthy Restaurant Choices
Here are expert tips on keeping your restaurant meal from turning into a dieting disaster.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Healthy Eating at Restaurants
Restaurant food can be full of hidden fat and calories. See how to recognize the dangers and stay on your healthy diet.
Slideshow: Best and Worst Appetizers
Sliders, calamari, wings, crab cakes … some starters are surprisingly nutritious; others are caloric disasters. Pictures show the worst and best appetizers.
Slideshow: Worst Restaurant Meals
See nine supremely fattening restaurant meals, and get tips for avoiding hidden calories when eating out.
Slideshow: Worst Sandwiches -- Double-Fisted Diet Wreckers
Can a small, deli chicken sandwich have nearly 1,000 calories? Check out the worst sandwiches at major chains -- and better choices for good health.
10 Best Fast Food Meals10 Best Fast Food Meals
WebMD 'Recipe Doctor' Elaine Magee picks her favorite healthy fast food meals.
21 Healthier Fast-Food Meals
There are some healthier fast-food options out there. You just need to know how to order.
Help, I'm at a Fast Food Chain!
WebMD's motto: Be prepared.
9 Ways to Take Your Diet on Vacation
Expert tips for choosing healthy restaurant foods and enjoying your vacation without blowing your diet.