12.03.2010

Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

It's the holiday season and you know what that means -- lots of treats! But instead of gaining weight this year, there are some little tips and tricks you can follow to enjoy yourself without adding pounds. That's Fit recently gave seven smart tips for surviving the holiday-eating season.

Eat "good mood" foods. Before a party eat lean meats, veggies and fiber-rich carbs to keep your belly food and your mood happy-go-lucky!

Keep your mouth busy while you cook. Sometimes it's hard to cook and not taste, taste, taste! But instead of eating the meal while you cook it, pop a piece of sugar-free gum. It'll keep your mouth busy!

Continue reading for more holiday noshing tips!

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