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Junk Foods That Fight Fat

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Did you ever dream that there was a diet that you could be on that allowed you to eat all your favorite junk food and still be fit? Is that why you’re reading this blog right now? There is no diet like that. This is good news, though, because even if you could stay skinny eating like that, your heart and body would be nutrient deficient, your heart would be fighting disease, and your health would overall be damaged. The good news is that you can eat junk food in moderation at still be a fat burning machine.

The key to any good diet is moderation of bad foods, and that applies even when you want to indulge in some junk food. Even too much of a good thing can still be a bad thing. Consuming over a number of good foods for your goals can slow progress too. So the idea when consuming junk food is that you consume it with some guidelines.

Here are our Top 5 Junk food Choices:

Make at home:

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Grab on the Go:

  • Rice Crispy Treats – individual to go
  • Kind Fruit and Nut Bars (super sweet or salty and still packed with protein)
  • Vegetable Chips

Our junk food list for you to make at home include variations of classic junk food that will still satisfy your craving but won’t have you eating foods that your body might just want to reject. Putting a twinkie into your stomach after eating lean protein and green vegetables could leave you with a stomachache.

Whether making these junk food cheats or buying them, remember the less processed the better. Sweet and salty cheats don’t have to be full of “franken-foods” with unrecognizable ingredients. When choosing a junk food, try and make it yourself so you know what is going into it. The fewer ingredients the better.

While these foods are healthy junk foods, they are still calorically dense and easy to over consume. We highly encourage custom nutrition done by our coaches to help you add in junk food when you need it. If you are one of our 20,000 custom meal plan clients, swap out calories for calories on your plans. Scheduling junk food into your Custom Meal Plan can help you incorporate them into your week without going too far off track.

Here is our Morellifit Recipe for Sweet Potato Chips:

  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • olive oil
  • salt

Preheat oven to 400º. Slice sweet potato thin and try to get them all the same thickness. Place sweet potatoes in a bowl and drizzle with olive oil. Toss to coat the sweet potatoes evenly then lay in one single layer on a baking sheet. Cook for 20 minutes turning after 10 minutes. Once cooked sprinkle with salt.

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Knowing what junk foods to eat and when can be difficult, but you can use these snacks on your Custom Meal Plan to help curb those cravings for junk food by eating one of these alternative, healthy snacks.

Meet Michael Morelli, founder of Morellifit! Michael has always been involved in fitness (and believe it or not was once even a very competent magician), but the journey to where he is now is an uncommon one. Always a big believer in hard work, Michael set up a successful retail business after dropping out... read more

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