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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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