๐ŸŽ Today’s Health Tip ~ An Occasional Spurge Won’t Wreck Your Diet

“Did you splurge at the birthday party with a big piece of chocolate cake, driving your daily calorie total way above average? Donโ€™t feel guilty, because you’re likely to compensate later, resulting in a negligible net gain, a study shows. It turns out our body’s feedback system doesn’t tally up calories in, calories out quite as precisely as some experts believe, says Kevin Hall, PhD, a physiologist at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) who presented his findings at the Obesityย Society meeting in San Diego. He says, ”On a day to day basis, you can vary your food intake by plus or minus 600 calories a day and still have a stable body weight as long as your long-term average [calorie intake] is not creeping up or down.”ย 

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