Holiday Health Guide
The holidays are a time for celebration and spending time with family and friends, but they can also be a time when your health takes a hit. Between the parties, the food, and the stress of it all, it can be tough to stay on track. We're here to help! In this blog post, we'll give you some tips on how to stay healthy during the holidays.
Staying Healthy During The Holidays Is Nearly Impossible
Staying healthy during the holidays can seem like an impossible task! First, you have a house full of Halloween candy. Second, you may find yourself eating multiple Thanksgiving dinners with family and friends. Third, you may celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa which come along with dinners, desserts, candy, & more.
Besides having a a lot of parties and special foods during the holidays, you are also traveling more which means less time for exercise. As you can see from the picture we've painted, holidays can be great fun, but they can lead to bad health habits that can stick with you after the holidays. Today, we are going to discuss some easy ways to stay healthy and happy throughout the holiday season!
3 Tips For Staying Healthy Throughout The Holidays
- Maintain Your Exercise Schedule: We know exercising during the holidays can be difficult and hard to do when you are so busy, but any kind of exercise is better than no exercise. Taking a daily walk, do some in place jumping jacks, or hit the gym for a quick session if possible!
- Make & Eat Healthier Holiday Dishes: There are healthier versions of every type of meal you can think of! Try making and eating healthier versions of your favorite holiday dishes.
- Plan Ahead To Ensure Your Health Needs Are Taken Care of: If you suffer from a chronic illness, plan ahead to ensure your health needs are taken care of, especially when traveling. For example, if you have diabetes, make sure you are prepared with insulin, your diabetes monitoring device, and anything else you might need. If you suffer from IBS, make sure to know what your trigger foods are so you can avoid any digestive symptoms and bring Low FODMAP meals or snacks with you just in case you can't eat the food provided.
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