Here are MY ‘Top 5 Favorite Tips’ for getting through the ‘Holiday Eating Frenzy’!
 EAT Breakfast > It WILL energize you and keep your diet in check! (Dr. Oz)
 DON’T Skip Meals > You WILL lose 8 more pounds in a year, on average! (Journal of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics)
 KEEP a Food Journal > Those who DO lose 6 pounds more on average! (Journal of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics)
 GET 6 to 8 hours of Sleep > Fight the FAT Hormones!! Studies have shown lack of sleep increases the appetite hormone Ghrelin, which could result in weight gain. Try to ‘schedule’ at least two, 3-minute breaks during your hectic work day & practice Deep Breathing exercises. It will reduce the stress hormone, Cortisol, which builds Fat around your mid-section! (Manuel Villacorta, R.D.)
 Brown-BAG It > Those who ‘eat out’ for lunch even once a week on a regular basis, lose 5 FEWER pounds on average! (Journal of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics)
Planning ahead and keeping these 5 Tips in mind will help get you through!! ;-)
Live Healthy & Stay Strong!