Real Helpful Holiday Eating Tips

Posted: April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Real World Healthy

If you Google “how to eat healthy during holidays,” you will get hundreds of tips and tricks eager to help you avoid packing on the holiday pounds. And they really mean well. I know when I hear “holiday weight gain,” I picture all of us blowing up like blimps with an extra 15-20lbs by January.

Luckily, it’s not that crazy. Recent studies show that the average amount of weight gained in America over the holidays is 1-2lbs per person (from mid-November thru mid-January). In fact, less than 10% of people gained more than 5lbs. So, first of all, it’s not as bad as we think it is. Second of all, even though those people have well-intentioned advice, almost none of it does me any good when piles of cookies comes calling. Here are a few of them I’ve heard over the years: stick to your healthy-eating-guns; eat an apple before…

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