It's all about the 80/20 rule...eat clean 80% of the time and have a "treat" 20% of the time.
I consider the following occasions deserving of a treat:
The trick is to not feel bloated after having your "treat" (a.k.a. "cheat meal").
Here are 3 Simple Fit Tips to Avoid Feeling Bloated After Eating Thanksgiving Dinner:
[1.] Drink 2 glasses of water before your meal. This will make you feel "full". You'll only have enough room for a taste of your "treat" without binging and feeling "stuffed" afterwards.
[2.] Take 20 minutes to consume your meal. We tend to "scarf" down our food, especially when there's a treat involved. Chew your food well. Place your utensils down from time to time and have good conversation with your family & friends to avoid over-eating and going for "seconds" when you and I both know you shouldn't!
[3.] This one may hurt a little...Choose between a dessert of alcohol.
I know, but I promise you won't feel bloated and gross after your meal if you choose ONE!
P.S If you choose an alcoholic beverage, have a 1 sip of water for every sip of alcohol. Not only will this trick help to avoid feeling bloated, but it may avoid feeling "sick" the next day too!
Happy Thanksgiving Fit Fam!!!
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