Avoid Holiday Weight Gain with These Healthy Eating Tips

Avoid Holiday Weight Gain with These Healthy Eating TipsPictured Recipe: Pomegranate Champagne Punch

4 simple tips to help you avoid gaining weight during the holidays.

For me, the holiday season truly is the most wonderful time of the year—bring on the cheesy songs and lights! Parties and cookie swaps start popping up on my calendar and probably yours too. But treating those social events as an excuse for an all-you-can-eat buffet of holiday treats is not the best strategy if you want to be able to fit into your clothes come January.

I prefer to make it through the whirlwind of parties, indulgent foods and flowing cocktails without gaining weight. With the temptation to splurge all around, this can be easier said than done. But don’t worry, I’ve got you covered: here’s a plan that will let you enjoy the holiday treats coming your way without packing on holiday pounds.

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—Lisa D’Agrosa, M.S., R.D.

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