Overindulgence Antidotes: Quick Fixes for Diet Slipups

Whether you've overloaded on salt, fat or carbs, learn what to eat to neutralize your diet mistakes and get back on track fast!

Overindulgence Antidotes: Quick Fixes for Diet Slipups

When it comes to food, nobody's perfect. Everybody slips up now and then. The important thing is to not let one bad day ruin your entire diet. Whether you've overloaded on salt, fat or carbs, these quick fixes are the antidotes to your overindulgences. Learn what to eat to neutralize your diet mistakes and get back on track fast!

Too Many Carbs: Thermogenic Foods

When you've eaten too many carbs the solution is to load up on spicy, thermogenic foods. These heat-producing foods actually help burn calories as you eat them. The day after a carb binge, every meal should be a carb-free combination of protein and low-GI vegetables with a heaping tablespoon of hot sauce. If you need an extra boost, start your day with a glass of spicy tomato juice and horseradish first thing in the morning.

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