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The Party Foods I Reach For Most To Stay As Healthy As Possible During The Holidays

    Well this weekend brings Halloween, which means that the very next day we are going to be hearing holiday music 24/7 with a very quick slide towards Thanksgiving and many other holiday events. And as uplifting as holidays can be, they are also incredibly stressful and emotional. Holiday stress isn’t just stress over picking out the perfect gift, or traveling in the midst of a (hopefully resolving) pandemic, or balancing social commitments. Most people report that being surrounded by rich holiday foods, alcohol, impulse eating, and weight gain during the holiday season adds a significant amount of stress …

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Holiday Eating & Drinking Tips To Protect Your Health (+ Avoid Weight Gain)

    Holiday stress isn’t just stress over picking out the perfect gift, or traveling in the midst of a pandemic, or balancing social commitments. Most people report that being surrounded by rich holiday foods, alcohol, impulse eating, and weight gain during the holiday season adds a significant amount of stress as well. So well before the holiday season gets underway — a season that generally starts with Halloween candy binges and doesn’t end until after we ring in 2021 — I wanted to give you a few tips on how to navigate this tricky but wonderful time of comfort …

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My Favorite Tips For Navigating Food & Drinks At Holiday Parties

Holiday stress isn’t all just about juggling the social commitments, traveling or picking out just the right gift. Most people report that being surrounded by rich holiday foods, alcohol, temptation everywhere, impulse eating, and weight gain during the holiday season adds a significant amount of stress as well.   If there was ever a time that people worry about their weight, it’s during the holidays. How to navigate this tricky but wonderful time of comfort food, decadent desserts, and celebratory toasts galore? Today, I’ll tell you!   It’s tricky to be around party foods… what if you want to stick …

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How To Navigate Holiday Parties Without Regretting What You Eat (Or Drink)

Holiday stress isn’t all just about juggling the social commitments, traveling or picking out just the right gift. Most people report that being surrounded by rich holiday foods, alcohol, temptation everywhere, impulse eating, and weight gain during the holiday season adds a significant amount of stress as well.   If there was ever a time that people worry about their weight, it’s during the holidays. How to navigate this tricky but wonderful time of comfort food, decadent desserts, and celebratory toasts galore? Today, I’ll tell you! 1. Protecting your liver at holiday parties:     Drinking wine occasionally has enjoyed …

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Yet Another Study Gives Survival Advantage To Overweight, Not Underweight

  Well I thought this would be the perfect medical article to blog about this week, as many of us tuck into eating huge delicious Thanksgiving holiday meals!   If you are going to eat, don’t make those calories laden with guilt and remorse and negative thinking. As you can read in one of my previous blog posts, fat shaming physically harms your health. Don’t allow shame over food choices or weight to ruin your well being.   Release the negative thinking and just enjoy what you eat.   To help with that, here is a recently published medical study …

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How To Protect Your Liver At Holiday Parties

  Today I’m just giving a quick, real-life health tip considering we are just on the verge of launching fully into holiday season, which means holiday meals, holiday get togethers, and impromptu toasts abound!   Drinking wine occasionally has enjoyed mixed health reviews — with some studies reporting cognitive benefits from wine (although for those you can simply take resveratrol supplements!) and many studies reporting that alcohol increases cancer risk. And because holiday parties typically mean a lot of driving out and about to attend these parties, my first recommendation is just not to drink at all!   But if …

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Holiday Eating Without Guilt: Your Top 4 Go-To Party Foods

Holiday stress isn’t all just about juggling the social commitments, traveling or picking out just the right gift. Most people report that being surrounded by rich holiday foods, temptation everywhere, impulse eating, and weight gain during the holiday season adds a significant amount of stress as well. If there was ever a time that people worry about their weight, it’s during the holidays. How to navigate this tricky but wonderful time of comfort food, decadent desserts and candies? Here are some of my very favorite holiday party foods that I never ever restrict:   1) Chocolate! Shown to support heart …

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