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Weekend-proof your diet

Weekend-proof your diet

Finally, the weekend. After watching what you eat all week, it's natural to want to indulge a little. But once you loosen the reins, it's easy to lose control. To keep that from happening, try these stay-strong strategies.

Friday: Happy hour

You're in the mood to unwind, but the more you drink, the more you munch on the spicy nut mix.

Don't order your usual. You're more likely to have a second round when you're drinking your fave. Instead, order something you'll nurse over the course of the evening.

Go solo. Rather than sharing a pitcher, order by the glass to avoid a friend constantly topping you...