The morning after a night of indulging in a decadent dessert, drink a glass of warm water with lemon before eating or drinking. This will help stimulate digestion and elimination—in other words, it helps to clean out the pipes.
I often tell clients that they can have a 2 lbs allowance for the holidays. It forces them to be mindful and it leads to them actually losing weight over the holidays. Also, understand what a second helping actually means calorie wise and you might think twice. Another big no no is mistaking thirst for hunger. Make it a point to push the water intake. And lastly, remember we are relational beings and people are more important than food. Hard to appreciate them if you're in a food coma.
Posted by Nicki Anderson
Edited by Functional Fitness of DuPage
Julie Burks explains:
-adhere to regular workouts
-follow a meal plans (breakfast every day, frequent small meals, fruits and veggies at each meal and sufficient water)
-eat a healthy snack before attending holiday gatherings
-go easy on alcohol, caffeine, energy drinks and soda
-eat foods that combat stress (salmon, tuna, turkey, chicken, beans and legumes, walnuts and other nuts, flaxseed, olive oil, whole grains, oats, asparagus, spinach and other dark green veggies, pomegranate, berries and dark chocolate (72% cocoa o
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