TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Today you have the perfect excuse to overindulge, it's National Junk Food Day.
While this is a cheat day for many, for some every day is a cheat day. According to a survey from the Centers for Disease Control, 36 percent of Americans consume fast food on a daily basis.
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While junk food isn't something you should eat every day, experts say it's okay to have some on occasion.
"What I say to my clients about junk food is that it's a sometimes food. It's that you can enjoy occasionally, but not something you want your whole day's energy to come from," said Sarah James, a Registered Dietitian.
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