The Holiday Season isn’t known for the healthy environment it creates. Three plates of turkey, mashed potatoes, and stuffing, plus dessert has to go somewhere. Surely these calorie dense options lead to weight gain, but is unwanted holiday weight gain really as big of a problem as everyone makes it
p>The holidays, particularly Christmas and Thanksgiving are associated with an abundance of food. People typically gain a few pounds during the holidays and the only ways of stopping this is to eat less (which is hard with all that food staring at you) or to burn it off through exercise.
Making a commitment to be more physically active will lead to weight loss, an improved physical appearance and most importantly, a healthier lifestyle. Helping a friend or family member make that commitment will do a lot more to improve their lives than buying them a gift they will rarely use.
Gifts are an important part of the Holiday Season and if you’re going to spend an absurd amount of money on them, why not make them actually count. There are plenty of gifts you can buy that can help your family and friends improve their diet and overall health. 1.
They say there’s always room for dessert and unfortunately this is very true. Even if you’ve eaten more turkey, mashed potatoes and stuffing than you can handle, once you see that chocolate cake coming to the table, it seems like your stomach opens up an extra slot to make more
As the Holiday Season approaches we start thinking about family, shopping and eating. No matter what our beliefs and cultures say, we can all agree that there’s nothing like the food we’ll be eating over the next few weeks. Turkeys, hams, gravy, stuffing, potatoes and macaroni are all there along
Thanksgiving (or Christmas and other Holidays) dinner isn’t only about the turkey. If you focus only on making the centerpiece healthy, you’ll be skipping over the part of the meal that has the most potential for improvement. While the turkey is the main dish, the sides are what contain the