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Vacation Eating... Take A Hit. Then Back To The Diet!


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Summer vacation! A fun getaway! A calorie restricted diet?
Traveling exposes one to many different foods, and what is the point of not enjoying those foods? Before your trip, choose how many calories per day you can eat at maximum (greater than now) and stick to that goal. Take a short calorie hit!

If your diet limit is usually 2000 kcal, bump that up by 30%, around 2600 kcal. On a 4 day trip, you can consume at most 10400 kcal. On those days where a lobster dinner is served, you can take from that amount. Spread the rest. Remember, calorie deficit over time is more important that per day.
- Submitted by TARDYON 7/2/2010 in Weight Loss | 3 Comments
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MAMAGOSS 7/5/2010 4:02:00 PM

    I agree with you - I just came back from Greece and there was no way I was not going to eat local! I walked everywhere and really did not gain or lose during this time
JAMBUTTER 7/25/2010 5:16:00 AM

    Yes, vacations are different,so I love them n eat n cheat then.
Back home,normal again on eating.
TARDYON 7/7/2010 9:54:00 AM

    Sounds like a fun trip!
My wife and I did a lot of dancing over the 4th, and enjoyed the ribs in Austin. I came back with a weight gain, but after a day back most of that is gone, so it was obviously water weight.
It's those fun days that make the rest of the days of caloric reduction worth it! ;)

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