Blog: Staying on Track Through the Holidays

November 25th, 2015 Author: Carolina Cawthon  |  706-542-4873  |  More about Carolina
Contact: Alison Berg  |  706-542-3773  | More about Alison

By UGA Foods and Nutrition's Carolina Cawthon, BS, Dietetic Intern & Alison C. Berg, PhD, RDN, LD

Staying on Track Through the Holidays: Are We Missing The Point?

You’ve been walking religiously, eating more vegetables, and drinking nothing but water. Now the holidays are here to sabotage all your hard work! At least that’s how it feels. And that’s why you’re here. We all want advice for how to stay on track this time of year, advice to use a smaller plate or have more turkey and less pie. Well, the advice we have for you today may surprise you.

It isn’t any more likely that enjoying one Thanksgiving dinner will negatively impact your health than eating one kale salad with salmon will positively affect your health. It’s what you do consistently that adds up to make the difference in your health and your waistline! So this year, consider taking a more flexible approach to your holiday. But remember!! It’s just that: a holiDAY.

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