Most nutritionists will agree that a single day splurge of holiday over-eating will not wreck your entire healthy eating goals. Obviously, people with certain medical conditions such as diabetes or heart disease have less leeway for going off their food plans, but in general, an occasional food indulgence at this time of year is reasonable to avoid feeling “deprived”. Here are some tips to help you stick to your holiday nutrition goals:
Above all, think about what you’re choosing to eat at any moment. Remind yourself of your commitment to good health. Eat slowly and mindfully, savoring every bite and everything that is going on around you.
Happy Holidays and Happy Healthy New Year.