In all fairness, a lot of people don’t need a national holiday for an excuse to indulge in their favorite junk food snacks I’m just not one of them. Even if I have an excuse to pig out on empty calories today, I’d still rather not wake up with that dreaded feeling of guilt tomorrow. And I know I’m not along. Luckily, we don’t have to miss out on the treats all together.
You can still have those french fries, chocolate bars and burgers you’ve been craving all summer long. But if you want to save on calories and guilt, then there are some easy and healthy swaps you need to make first. Calorie Count‘s Director of Nutrition, Mary Hartley, has provided some of her favorite guilt-free alternatives to satisfy your junk food cravings. Click through the slideshow above to see which snacks you should dish or ditch for National Junk Food Day.
Tetyana Brazhnyk Photo: Vogue Deutsch, May 2004