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Do I need to plan ahead if I want to eat out and am on a special diet?

Always try to follow your diet as closely as possible. Plan ahead. Ask your dietitian for advice before you attend a special social function where food will be served.

When dining out, the choice of the restaurant is critical. You may want to look up the menu online before you go or phone ahead to ask some questions about the menu. Restaurants that serve a wide variety of foods make eating out easier.

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