As the holidays are now fast approaching, many of us are worried about how we can get through them without packing on some pounds. Where’s it’s easy to maintain a healthy diet when you prepare your own food or go out to a restaurant, it’s a little more difficult healthy options at the family dinner table. You don’t want to offend a family member by telling them that the side dish the prepared is packed with saturated fat and refined sugars, but you also don’t want to end up abandoning the dietary standards you work so hard to maintain. Luckily the Huffington Post has created a healthy eating guide for the holidays.
One excellent suggestion mentioned in the article is to be very careful about your carb consumption. It’s okay to have slap some sweet potatoes on to your plate as long as you also don’t load up on butter saturated mashed potatoes and carbohydrate packed stuffing. Another useful tip is to avoid drinking a significant portion of your caloric intake. During the holidays, delicious but incredibly fattening drinks like egg nog are commonly made available as beverages. Avoid the nog and fill your glass with water or some vitamin D rich milk. Have a look at the complete guide to learn more ways to get through the holiday season without expanding your waistline.
Read the full article here: 10 Tips for Stress-Free, Fat Burning Holidays