Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

The holiday season is upon us, and that means more eating, drinking, and being merry. All of this extra merriment can make it hard to stick with your regular exercise and eating routines. It can be hard to stick with any routine with all of the parting and shopping.

My business always picks up during the holiday season due to everyone hurting themselves from getting all stressed out from doing to much.

If you are trying to eat healthy or follow a diet plan, it can be extremely difficult, if not impossible, to stick with. There can be temptations around every corner. From the treats at the receptionists desk, to the snacks in the office kitchen, to the cookies at home, we are surrounded by treats and temptation. Continue reading Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Watch Your Calories During The Holidays

A patient of mine recently told me that this is the season of eating. It is indeed.

If we are lucky then we find ourselves surrounded by all types of rich and savory foods at this time of the year. It is easy to find an excuse to let yourself go almost every night of the week during this time of the year.

The average american will eat 3,000-4,500 calories during the Thanksgiving feast. That is the equivalent of 7 big macs. You’d have to swim almost 11 hours to burn off all of those calories. Continue reading Watch Your Calories During The Holidays

Thanksgiving and How To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

wild-turkeyI always love Thanksgiving. It is one of my favorite holidays. I get a chance to reconnect with family and friends that I haven’t seen in a while. I also get to eat one my favorite meals of the year.

Those of you who have been keeping up with my articles know that I don’t eat meat. I haven’t eaten red meat, pork, or poultry since last Thanksgiving.

Last year around this time I decided to give up eating most meats (I still eat fish and dairy products), and haven’t looked back. I decided temporarily to stop eating meat in an attempt to eat less during the holidays. I looked at it as an easy way to moderate what I ate during the holidays. I thought I would go back to eating meat after the holidays. Continue reading Thanksgiving and How To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain