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Diet and Nutrition

Tips for Healthy Eating during the Holiday Season

Although holiday weight gain is a reality for many people, here are a few strategies for avoiding those extra holiday pounds without shunning the festivities. You do not have to feel deprived this season ... just make compromises and better choices.

HEALTHY EATING HABITS

HEALTHY FOODS

EXERCISE

TOMORROW'S A NEW DAY!

The holiday season is the toughest time of the year to maintain healthy eating habits. Try to enjoy yourself without overindulging. Remember that moderation is the key to calorie control. If you eat more than you had planned, get back on track the next day and set realistic diet and exercise goals for a healthier New Year!

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Last Reviewed: Jan 24, 2011

Bonnie J Brehm, PhD, RD Bonnie J Brehm, PhD, RD
Professor of Nursing
College of Nursing
University of Cincinnati