When you're out and about, assume what you picked up to eat has more fat and calories than you think

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Posted: 27 Jun 2011, 22:31
Then when you get home and really figure it out, you will either be happily surprised that you didn't over indulge. Or you'll be glad you stopped when you did!

I went to the fair, and HAD to have a fried artichoke heart sandwich. I didn't want to stop and use my phone to look up every ingredient, so I just threw in a fried chicken sandwich with sauce figuring it would be close. Then I felt guilty about the 600 calorie lunch, skipped the beer stand, drank lots of water, and avoided the curly fries all together, but did give in on a free scoop of ice-cream Wink .

When I got home and actually dialed in all the ingredients, the fat and calories were WAY less than I had estimated and I was able to stay within my RDI for the day. The fat was still a little high, but hey, I only go to the fair once or twice a year! Cool
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Posted: 12 Jul 2011, 02:13
Good idea. Smile
I always take the time to calculate thoroughly though. This has become essential to me. I feel much more comfortable knowing exactly what I'm doing.

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