half-clean plateIt’s Friday and finally time for your 5th tip on how Lighten Up at restaurants! Just in time for the weekend, here’s a tip that’s easy:

#5: Resign from the “clean your plate” club! When you’ve eaten enough to feel comfortable full, STOP! Yes, there are hungry people in Africa, but you stuffing yourself just to clean your plate isn’t going to help them any, sorry mom.

Listen to your body’s signals and stop eating when your body tells you to!

Check out this article about what you can do with your leftovers: Leftovers to Compost