Ep #12: Why Cheat Meals Don't Work (Use Exception Eats Instead)
In the health and fitness industry, there's this idea that a couple days of the week, you have a cheat meal. You give up your plan and eat whatever you want because it's what brings you true joy. "Healthy food is boring and bland," is what I hear frequently from my clients.
On the podcast today, I'm debunking the concept of a cheat meal and this belief that it's hard to stay on plan because eating healthy doesn't bring joy. I'm sharing why it can feel like you need a cheat meal, and the truth about the kinds of foods you crave. I'm introducing you to a new way of thinking about cheating and how you can implement a more useful tool to sustain your weight loss journey!
Listen in as I dive into how implementing the “exception eats” tool has given me so much power over what I eat, and some hard truths about the kind of food we're eating that we think will fulfill our lives.
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What You’ll Learn from this Episode:
Why the concept of a cheat meal is detrimental to your weight loss.
How cheat meals can hurt your progress in the long run.
Why it's important to use something called "exception eats" instead.
How your thoughts about food determine your relationship with it.
One powerful question to ask yourself about your relationship with food.
How to implement your exception eats to aid your weight loss.
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