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Q: Cheat meal or no cheat meal?

I have been dieting and exercising for a couple of weeks now and I was wondering if one cheat meal a week would still allow me to lose one to two pounds per week. I have been eating about 1200 to 1400 calories a day and I workout six days a week.  Is it a bad idea to even think about having a weekly cheat meal?

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Kenn Kihiu, Health Guide
3/21/09 2:33pm

Absolutely, go have a cheat meal. It does a lot of things like help with motivation and you are less likely to binge later.  The once a week cheat meals will help you be even more successful with your diet.

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By texas_star, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/15/10, First Published: 03/05/09