What RDs Really Think About 'Cheat Days'

 

Even as a registered dietitian, I love treating myself to pizza, ice cream, and candy on occasion. 

 

What's the deal with cheat days? Are there food benefits? Are they breaking the rules?

 

I don't feel guilty after I eat these foods because I know they're a completely normal part of living. If you're currently setting aside a “cheat day” for eating the indulgent foods you love, you may want to consider switching up your strategy—and your mindset. I use a few simple strategies, like adding in more physical activity, to stay healthy while indulging without any guilt!  

 

What RDs Really Think About Cheat Days

  

Pizza, licorice, and hearty French toast are some of my favorite foods, but I'm not cheating when I eat them. Learn how I satisfy cravings guilt-free in this ClassPass.com post. (Hint: It involves my Protein-Rich French Toast!)

   

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What's the deal with cheat days? Are there food benefits? Are they breaking the rules?

 

Amy's Recipe of the Week: Chocolate Banana Nice Cream

  

Looking for a delicious dessert recipe that doesn't have any added sugar? I love freezing bananas to make a simple and nutritious sweet treat that's also packed with vitamins and minerals! (Try more of my healthy recipes!)

  

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What's the deal with cheat days? Are there food benefits? Are they breaking the rules?

 

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