Stuffed yourself over the weekend calling it a “cheat day”? Garden Bar guide to get ready for the week ahead.
Diet six days a week, and on the seventh eat absolutely anything. What’s not to love about that? Apparently, a lot. The idea of a “cheat day,” or choosing to take a day off from strict dieting, stirs up some serious debate in the health world.
Though nutrition can be highly personalized, one thing most of us share is the urge to let loose every now and then. Whether that’s a couple of slices of pizza on a Friday night or an ice cream cone on a hot summer day, sometimes the call of the craving is just too hard to deny.
Making small, incremental changes to your routine can add up to big results. Therefore let’s find out how you can get back into your normal plan and regain control after cheating. The following tips will help you to deal with the day after a cheat day: easy and effective!
Hello protein and veggies!
The day after your cheat day you should choose a high protein and veggie day. Cheat meals count tons of (bad) calories, so combine it with a low-calorie day after and it will help you to balance your calorie intake.Click here to get inspired for delicious salads on the go.
Eating the rainbow!
Fruit and vegetables fall into five different colour categories: Red, Purple, Yellow, Green, White. Each color carries its own set of unique health properties. In fact, the variety of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals in fruits and vegetables have enormous healing powers. Soo get your body the nutrients fix it needs with our,
“Power House salad” a.k.a The Rainbow Salad (Red Bellpeppers, Purple cabbage, Yellow Bellpeppers, Green Bellpeppers, Low Fat Paneer, Babycorn, Cherry Tomatoes, Onions with Creamy Mint Dressing) One bowl of complete balanced meal, you can easily replace your lunch or dinner with Power house Salad. Low on calorie high in nutrients.
- Drink water – lots of water!
- Try to drink at at least 2L the day after your cheat day.
- A cheat meal won’t hurt us as long as we have a plan to regain control. Include healthy eating into your plan and you’re always back on track the day after a cheat meal!