There's no rule saying Thanksgiving has to be unhealthy, it simply has to be delicious. The centerpiece of most Thanksgiving Meals starts with the Turkey. Though the turkey on its own is relatively healthy, there are a few tweaks to make the meal even better. Here's a simple and healthy version of the Thanksgiving Turkey.
The Holiday Season is known for family, friends, cold weather and delicious though sometimes unhealthy food. Luckily, delicious doesn't have to mean unhealthy. Keeping healthy habits alive during the Holiday Months is crucial in continuing a well balanced lifestyle. The Holidays make it too easy to drop healthy habits in favor of gorging on unhealthy foods and practicing physical inactivity. Here are a few healthier holiday options to enjoy.
If there's one thing the Holidays are known for, it's amazing food. Turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, pies and eggnog are just some of the irresistible delicacies. As always, it seems the better the food, the higher the calorie content. If you're trying to keep calorie intake at a somewhat reasonable level during the Holiday Season, there are options which don't spoil all the fun.
Making a healthy Thanksgiving Turkey is more complicated than adding salt and setting the oven. You can't simply "set it and forget it." The holiday season brings about an increased risk of food bourne illness partially due to overlooking simple food safety rules. Improperly thawing a turkey needlessly puts the ones you care about at risk.
The Holidays are finally here and along with the final months of the year, comes unhealthy (but delicious) food choices and less than sufficieny physical activity levels. Luckily, there are plenty of steps available to make the Holiday Season enjoyable, while at the same time healthy. This guide contains cooking tips, food safety rules and exercise suggestions to make this Holiday Season a healthy, safe and enjoyable one.