Healthy Holidays

The holidays are the time of the year when maintaining a healthy weight becomes more challenging. The temptation to overeat increases at holiday gatherings and the busyness of holiday shopping causes some people to forgo their exercise regimen. Registered Dietitians, Gina Sweat and Lilian Craggs offer us these practical tips.   Q: How do I go to a holiday celebration and avoid overeating? A: First, avoid going to a celebration on an empty stomach. Skipping meals can lead to consuming more calories at the event. Another technique you can use is eating more vegetables than fatty and sugary foods.   Q: How can I avoid becoming discouraged when trying to lose weight? A: A more sensible approach is to set […]

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