Determining Heart-Healthy Portions at Restaurants

Dining out is a fun way to get together with family and friends, but it isn’t always the healthiest choice. Portions at restaurants are often much larger than what a single serving really should be, which takes a toll on your waistline and your health.

Watch this video to get a handle on what a healthy serving size of some restaurant favorites really looks like. A baked potato should be about the size of a computer mouse, while a single serving of fish should be about the size of a deck of cards. If your plate comes piled with too much food, ask the waiter to bag up part of your meal to go.

The cardiologists at Cardiac Solutions are committed to educating our patients about smart heart-healthy habits. Find out how our heart centers in Phoenix and Glendale can help you stay healthy by calling (623) 208-5305.

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