Eating Healthy This Holiday Season
By Kathy Keeney (Originally printed in fibroLIFE Ezine November 2010)
Take a tip from the American Diabetes Association ~
They suggest we divide our plate into three sections:
More Eating Healthy this Holiday Season -
It’s the holidays – there are parties and more get- togethers – should you eat salad ALL the time? NO, but, All things in Moderation. Be sensible. Yes, you have your favorite desserts, and you ONLY eat them at Mom’s, Christmas, or Chanukah. I’m not saying don’t indulge the whole holiday season, but be sensible about it. I make hand dipped chocolates for heaven’s sake! But, I also know that I can enjoy a few pieces of candy and be just as happy as when I was a child and was stuffing my face without a care or worry of gaining weight. The best way to keep weight off is to never put it on in the first place.
Ways to avoid excessive calories at holiday events: