There is no such thing as eating perfectly. I suspect most americans have cravings and temptations to grab a candy bar or sip on a soda every so often. I am not going to be a drill sergeant and say you absolutely cannot touch that stuff. However I will recommend that you ask yourself before indulging; is this the best option and what will I gain from consuming this?
Since living a life time of eating not so healthy food, it is going to be tough to completely give up all the potato chips, cake and gummy bears that we have grown to love. That craving will always exist in some form (there is no escaping them either, unless you move to a place free from ads and checkout aisles full of candy). This is where cheat days come into action with your new healthy lifestyle. On a Friday or Saturday night I will enjoy my favorite ice cream, pizza, beer or whatever it is that I didn’t eat during the week. However I will keep the two questions from above in mind before consuming my favorite snack. Continue reading