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Three Types of Food My Body Craves after a Holiday Weekend

May 30, 2017

Holidays.  Holy Days.  Work-free days.

 

We.  All.  Love.  Them.

 

But do our bellies? :)

 

I find that often during holiday celebrations - whether it be a Memorial Day cookout, a birthday party, or the new year - healthy food and celebration don't always go hand-in-hand.  For some odd reason.

 

While I maintain that we all owe it to our bodies to eat as healthfully and cleanly as possible - most of the time - I also choose to not be the person who refuses a piece of birthday cake or a slice of pizza (or three) or a (grossly) over-sweetened celebratory drink just because it's unhealthy.  After all, we always have tomorrow to make up for it, right? ;)

 

So, what do we do when tomorrow strikes?

 

After a day of (or weekend of) celebrations, I generally turn to three main foods to help my body "recover" from whatever I ate, or overate, the day before:

 

1. Greens (read: [Dark] Green, Usually Leafy, Vegetables)