The Necessity of a Cheat Day

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I’m a firm believer that so called “cheat days” are healthy for the soul – allowing yourself a treat here and there is a good thing. It helps to avoid the inevitable binge if you try to eat only healthy food 24/7. There are several ways to go about this, whether it be going all out and making a sweet dessert, an indulgent snack, or a meal that you wouldn’t normally eat. For me, I tend to switch up between the three options, easing my guilt with the knowledge that it’s all about moderation: allow yourself to eat that slice of chocolate cake, but just be aware of how much of it you’re eating.

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