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12 Tips for Healthy Eating this Holiday Season

Summary: How can you avoid a setback in your diet this holiday season?
Air Date: 12/18/15
Duration: 10
Host: Leigh Vinocur, MD
Guest Bio: Danine Fruge, MD
Danine Fruge  Danine Fruge M.D., is the Associate Medical Director at Pritikin. To her patients at Pritikin, Dr. Fruge brings the enthusiasm and expertise of a doctor who walks the talk. Throughout her life she has enjoyed a diet abundant in natural, nutrient-dense foods like fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Dr. Fruge specializes in family and women's health at Pritikin. She is an avid exerciser and athlete, and as an undergraduate received a full NCAA Division I tennis scholarship. She also runs marathons. Now she also spends a lot of time running after her three children.
12 Tips for Healthy Eating this Holiday Season
During the holidays, it can be hard to escape unhealthy foods or to stick to your diet. Research has found that the average American gains between one and two pounds between Halloween and New Year's.

Even though that may not seem like a lot, losing one or two pounds can be extremely challenging.

What are 12 tips for healthy eating during the holiday season?
  1. Drink water
  2. Limit holiday drinks
  3. If you're hosting a party, provide healthy snacks
  4. Eat smaller portions of food
  5. Holiday hors-d'oeuvres
  6. Slow down
  7. Fill your diet with fruits and vegetables
  8. Holidays and the fast food trap
  9. Holiday Staples and Stuffing
  10. Don't deprive yourself
  11. Holiday deserts and your sweet tooth
  12. Holiday treats and the healthier option

Listen in as Danine Frugé, MD, shares the 12 tips for eating healthy during the holiday season.
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