3 Simple Ways to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

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With holiday parties in full swing it makes you wonder is it possible to celebrate the season without packing on the pounds? I asked Amand Foti, Senior RD of Selvera Wellness, for 3 eating methods to incorporate for the rest of the month which will ensure a healthy and happy holiday season. Here are her tips:

  1. Cut down your portions. Most of us grab well over a recommended serving size. Consistently eating a bit more than you should can add up quickly. It only takes a couple hundred extra calories a day to gain weight.
  1. Drink water! Dehydration can cause unwanted food cravings, decrease metabolism, and even affect our energy levels. Drink at least 48-64 oz. a day! Try herbal tea on the colder days to mix it up a bit.
  1. Make sure you have a protein source, like eggs, greek yogurt, beans, chicken, fish, and nuts, and a fiber source, mostly fruits, vegetables and whole grains at every meal. This will help keep you full and keep your metabolism up. Remember to eat something every 3-4 hours whether it’s a meal or snack.

Amanda Foti, MS, RD, CDN

Amanda Foti

Amanda is a Registered Dietitian and a New York State Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist with a Masters in Clinical Nutrition from New York University. She has broad experience managing disease with nutrition and lifestyle in the clinical setting, and extensive training in cognitive behavioral therapy in relation to emotional eating and weigh management counseling. Amanda currently works one-on-one with clients developing personalized weight management plans that address nutrition, activity and lifestyle.

Beauty Stocking Stuffer: LIT NYC Holiday Lights Duo

LIT NYC Holiday Lights Duo

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Gender Neutral Gift Idea: Olie Ultimate Oil Collection

Olie Ultimate Oil Collection

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