- How "strict" do I need to be with my diet? My husband and
I have a tradition of having a cup of hot chocolate after a show. This
is a special time, and I am loath to do away with it. Would one cup
every so often hurt?
You have asked a very good and common question.
The title of my most popular presentation is "Feeding Body and Soul: A Dietitian's Personal Journey of Cancer Survivorship". Your tradition is vitally important to feeding your soul :-) Don't ever give it up!
In reality, no one knows the answer to your question. I like to think about everything I eat in these terms:
Your special tradition with your husband sounds very meaningful. You are very fortunate to have established this delightful ritual, which indeed, sounds very nourishing to me!
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