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Eat To Cheat: Indulge The Right Way To Keep The Pounds Off

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Temptation to cheat on a diet lurks everywhere, and many of us have trouble keeping our cravings at bay.

But if you're going to "cheat" and stray from the healthiest of eating habits, there are ways to do it right.

Fitness expert Lisa Lynn is an expert in metabolic weight loss and performance nutrition. Her top tips for sneaking in treats?

  • Adding protein shakes to boost your metabolism by 25 percent and off set that calorie-filled desert you have after dinner
  • Adding the miraculous white kidney beans extract to keep the carbs from that muffin you had to eat from being absorbed into your body.
  • Choosing candy over baked goodies to satisfy your sweet tooth
  • Exercising in the morning to get your metabolism going early in the day.

For more tips and the complete interview with Lisa Lynn, check out the video below. Let us know in the comments: What's your ultimate indulgence when you cheat on your diet?

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