5 Tips for Holiday Eating
1. Plan time for exercise.
2. Survey the food before filling your plate. Include vegetables and proteins to keep your plate balanced.
3. Eat until you are satisfied, not stuffed.
4. Be careful with beverages. Alcohol & non-alcoholic beverages can be full of calories and sugar.
5. Bring your own healthy dish to a holiday gathering. Practice Healthy Holiday Cooking.
If you overeat at one meal go light on the next.
It takes 500 calories per day (or 3,500 calories per week) above your normal/maintenance consumption to gain one pound. It is impossible to gain weight from one piece of pie!
Enjoy the holidays, plan a time for activity, incorporate healthy recipes into your holiday meals, and don’t restrict yourself from enjoying your favorite holiday foods. Planning and Moderation