Weight Check-In: Tips for a Healthy Autumn

From the Show: HER
Summary: Why do Fall foods seem heavier? Are they actually heavier than summer produce?
Air Date: 9/24/15
Duration: 10
Host: Michelle King Robson and Pam Peeke, MD
Guest Bio: Abbie Gellman, MS, RD
Abbie GellmanAbbie Gellman, MS, RD, is a professionally-trained chef and Registered Dietitian. Abbie has over 10 years of hospitality and food and beverage consulting experience and nearly 10 years of nutrition-related experience.

She received a Master of Science degree in Nutrition from Teachers College, Columbia University and completed a dietetic internship at New York – Presbyterian Hospital in NYC. Abbie holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration and earned her Culinary Degree from Peter Kump's New York Cooking School (now known as ICE).

In addition to working with a wide variety of food service operators, Abbie also counsels and educates patients and groups in a private practice setting and cooks privately for individual clients.
Weight Check-In: Tips for a Healthy Autumn
With the seasonal changes comes new foods, and also lots of tailgating parties, holiday get-togethers, and unwanted weight gain. That summer body you worked so hard for might be slipping away.

In fact, 75 percent of Americans' weight gain takes place during the holiday season, which starts as soon as Halloween.

Even though it may be tempting to indulge in gluttonous pumpkin foods, you'll soon find out that weight gain happens quicker than losing the weight.

Why is a weight check-in important for weight loss success?

Listen in as Abbie Gellman, MS, RD, shares healthy weight check-in tips to keep yourself in check throughout the autumn months.