|Enjoy holiday favorites, but avoid stuffing yourself past the point of satiety. File photo|
The holidays are a joyful time of the year to celebrate with family and friends; however, many celebrations involve food, which can lead to overeating and weight gain. Pounds gained over the holidays have the potential to add up, but with control and balance you can still fully enjoy the holiday season and the foods you love. During the holidays the key is to achieve a healthy balance of activity, fun and food.
Here are some tips for achieving a healthy holiday balance:
Enjoy this time with your family and friends, and be sure to think about what you are celebrating, not just about how great the food is. The temptation to over indulge may be there but just follow these tips so that after the holidays you still feel merry, cheery and bright.