Original Article : 7 Tips that Will Help You Stay in Shape this Christmas Season
by : Kristen Bourque
From : fitday.com
With the holidays in tow, the highlight for many during this season is gathering with family and friends and enjoying your favorite holiday treats. Cookies, candied yams, and pies can often be found at every turn when attending holiday festivities. Here are some tips that will help you to enjoy your holiday to the fullest while not increasing your waistline.
1. Don’t Skip Meals
Eat a light, healthy meal a few hours before any holiday event. We often have the mentality of “saving” our calories so we can splurge on that special meal, but it can often backfire. If you go most of the day without eating, you will be more likely to overeat and choose unhealthy options. A great filling meal that will hold you over until your event should include both protein and fiber for extra staying power.