eat light

idiom

US
: to eat foods that will not cause one to gain weight
She is careful to eat light and exercise often.

Examples of eat light in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Darling Pop Up at Olive + Tweed Olive + Tweed, 608 Main St., Park City, January 19-20, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Darling is hosting a two-day pop up where guests are invited to shop, chat, sip cider and eat light bites. Chris Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, 12 Jan. 2024 In modeling this kind of relationship to plant care, The New Plant Parent taught me my most crucial lesson—plants eat light. Alicia Andrzejewski, Outside Online, 15 Apr. 2022

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“Eat light.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eat%20light. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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