Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

December 17, 2020

partyfoodHoliday eating can take its toll on even the healthiest among us. Here are a number of ways to help you make more moderate choices that will keep those extra pounds from piling up:

  • Eat smaller meals rather than “saving” yourself for that special holiday meal, where you are likely to overeat.
  • Plan a workout before a big meal.
  • Take advantage of “nutritionally dense” holiday foods like pumpkin, cranberries, turkey, sweet potatoes and chestnuts.
  • Eat slowly.
  • If you are getting together with a small group this year, offer to bring a healthy dish to holiday parties.
  • When you cook, try recipe modification like substituting applesauce for oil.
  • Get a plate instead of “hanging out” at the appetizer table.


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