How To Not Gain Weight Over The Holidays
Holidays should never be about deprivation and sacrifice, but they also shouldn’t be about gluttony. Unfortunately in the season of parties and dinners, excess is very often the name of the game.
There’s a lot going on during the holidays, so the name of the game is to keep it simple. “Outside of holiday dinners or cocktail parties, it should be business as usual without any extreme changes to your normal healthy routine,” says Claire Siegel, Lead Registered Dietitian for Snap Kitchen. Don’t spend the day starving yourself in anticipation of a holiday dinner, as that’ll lead to an inevitable binge once the turkey’s on the table. On the flip side, knowing that you might have an indulgent evening meal doesn’t mean you should go overboard the rest of the day. Here are more tips to keep you strong in the face of that third mug of eggnog.