Carb Cheat Day Keto

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Does The Cheat Day And/or Cheat Meal Work For Weight Loss?

“I can resist anything except temptation.” For most of us, that quote feels most applicable when we’re in the middle of changing our eating habits — also known as going on a healthy eating diet. Let’s face it: cutting out foods like refined sugar, carbs and anything #coveredwithcheese from our diet can be a challenge, particularly when you’ve first started a new eating plan or when you seem to have plateaued in weight loss efforts. It’s one of the reasons that cheat days have become so popular. What Is a Cheat Day? A cheat day is a sneaky day that, while it may seem like any other, gives you license to eat whatever you want, without counting calories or sticking to your diet. Goodbye, plain chicken and broccoli. Hello, juicy hamburger. A cheat day can be any day of the week though most people will have theirs coincide with a weekend day. The theory behind having a cheat day is that you’ll stick to your diet throughout the week and stave off cravings for those foods tempting you by reminding yourself that you have a cheat day coming up. And then, on said cheat day, you get to enjoy whatever food has been taunting and teasing you. While the whole “cheat” bit makes Continue reading >>

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  1. LunaLightfoot

    So, my entire family is dieting right now. I'm the only one doing keto. Every Saturday we all get together to have dinner (I'm talking aunts, unces, cousins, the whole nine yards). My family jokingly calls that day "Fatterday" because they allow themselves to cheat on their diets for that day.
    I'd like to cheat on fatterday as well, but I by no means want to take the whole day off. I'm thinking maybe just a small item I could normally not have. Like a side of potato chips (certainly nothing like an order of pasta). How bad would this be for my keto?
    Do any of you do something like fatterday? Does it help with cravings through out the week? How has it effected your weight loss?
    Thanks :)

  2. MissesDreadful

    You've only been on keto for 12 days, it's really a bit early to think about having a weekly cheat day. You won't be fully adapted for at least a few weeks, and going in and out of ketosis wouldn't help with that.
    After that, that's up to personal opinion.

  3. LunaLightfoot

    thanks :)

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