The holidays are a great time to spend time with family, friends, and a lot of FOOD!
For those of us that are trying to eat healthier, the holidays can be a stressful time to keep to your diet. How can you resist a piece of pie?!
Believe or not, there are so many ways to enjoy holiday goods without losing all your progress. One of the best ways to keep yourself healthy is to learn how to substitute foods and watch your serving sizes.
Let’s take a turkey dinner as an example of healthy substitutions and portion control:
Small modifications, although it may not seem like much, could save you around 1,000 calories and you could still get a good meal.
Feeling deprived while you eat is only going to make it harder to stay on your diet. Eating well is all about having a healthy relationship with food. Practicing some moderation but eating well during big holidays will help you to stick to your diet for much longer.
Instead of worrying about what to eat, substituting your meals and watching your portions will allow you to focus on your family, your friend, and the good feelings you’ve been blessed with!