Kathy K. Downie, RD, LD
Here it is, the moment you’ve been planning, shopping, and cooking for: The Big Meal. Research shows that the average holiday meal can be upwards of 3,000 calories (and that doesn’t count the little sneak of turkey or handfuls of party mix earlier in the day). Here are a few easy tips for a healthful holiday that incorporate everything from channeling that zen holiday mindset to table settings to help you not just survive the day but also enjoy it.
It’s All About Perspective
Remember, this is a special day. What you do today doesn’t mean you’ll never eat healthy again, or that your wellness goals for the year have been officially blown. Keep up your regular healthy routines all season long so that you can enjoy everything — from the wine to the Yule Log cake — when you’re celebrating with friends and family.
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