7 Tips To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

African American couple drinking wine on couchWith the holiday season in full swing, you’ve likely been tempted with a variety of delicious spreads. Before you knew it, your weight loss plan and sticking to a regular exercise program quickly slid down the tubes as well. Fortunately, with just a few steps, you can curb those cravings and get back on track. For 7 easy breezy ways to keep off or lose unsightly holiday pounds, keep scrolling…

1. Opt for healthy choices.

Be consistent. By consuming five servings of fruits and vegetables each day, you’ll stay nourished and have more confidence when it come to avoiding those excess sugar highs and lows which can lead to one heck of a sugar crash.

2. Indulge once a day.

Now, we’re not saying totally deprive yourself of pumpkin pie, cookie cutouts and egg nog. Simply practice moderation by allotting yourself to one treat — not a smorgasbord of cookies, candies and cocktails.

Also, utilize the power of “no.” While you may feel pressured to taste everything a host may present you with, politely say ‘Looks delicious, but no thank you. I’ve reached my limit for the day.”