Eat, drink, and be merry— but not too merry. When it comes to food, celebrate—but with control. Taking these few simple steps will help make sure that your nutrition doesn’t suffer.
The average person can consume up to 4,500 calories during holiday celebrations, and it’s easy to see how that can be when everyone’s bringing over store-bought desserts instead of dishes with protein and good carbohydrates and fats. Still, we’re not here to lecture you and tell you that you need to stay away from the sweet potatoes with marshmallows or pecan pies—after all, that’s part of what’s the holidays are all about.
You can have fun and be jolly without looking like Kris Kringle himself.