Tips To Beat The Christmas Bulge

Avoid Going Hungry To Parties.

Eat something light before the party to reduce your chances of snacking on high calorie party food. Some healthy snacks include a 200g tub of reduced fat yoghurt, a bowl of cereal or a cheese and tomato sandwich.

Don’t try to lose weight over the Christmas season. Instead, aim to maintain your current weight.

Watch Your Portion Sizes.

If your will power is weak and you know you will want to finish everything in front of you, use an entrée plate instead of a dinner plate. That way you are sure to eat less.

Fill up with foods from the foundation layers of the Healthy Eating Pyramid. These foods include vegetables, legumes, fruit and grains foods.

Reduce Alcohol

This can a little tricky for some I know, but try having a glass of water or natural mineral water in between each glass of wine. Another favorite of mine is nominate myself as the driver, this is sure way to reduce my alcohol consumption.

Foods To Enjoy

·      Vegetable sticks, pretzels, rice crackers

·      Hummus, beetroot, tzatziki, avocado dip

·      Sushi

·      Quiches

·      Fruit salad with yoghurt

Foods to Limit

·      Creamy dips

·      Pies, sausage rolls, spinach triangles

·      Chips, corn chips

·      Lollies, candy canes, chocolates

·      Cakes and slices with cream

Christmas is a time to enjoy a lot of food that we may not always eat.  Above all enjoy and be merry, try not get too hung up on what you are doing right or wrong.

If you are interested in joining up for the New Year Kick Start program call Sandra Kelly 0409 625131

The New Year kick-start challenge is designed to get you clean, lean and super healthy to set yourself up for your healthiest year ever.

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