The Hungry Girl's Dining-Out Survival Guide

Eat healthy even at a restaurant with these easy-to-follow strategies from the Hungry Girl, Lisa Lillien.

The Hungry Girl's Dining-Out Survival Guide

You don't always have to cook to maintain a healthy diet. Just keep these healthy eating tips and strategies in mind when eating out and you can enjoy your favorite dishes without gaining weight.


Do Your Research

Always check restaurant websites before you go. This way, you can prepare and plan ahead. With chains, the calorie counts are often listed, so you can see exactly what you’re getting with each dish. Even if the calorie counts aren't provided, you can check out the menu ahead of time and find the best choices.

Is Your Stomach Cramp Actually Diverticulitis?

It may not just be indigestion.

We've all been there — we get a cramp in our stomach, maybe with some nausea or constipation. It's easy to think it may just be indigestion. But what if it's something more serious like diverticulitis? That's a condition of inflammation or infection in one or more small pouches that can form in your digestive tract. Here's how to tell the difference between the pain and how to know when you should see a doctor.