Socially we all love to eat; it’s ingrained into us from a young age! Many social occasions are accompanied with piles of food and drinks and unfortunately it’s often unhealthy snacks, sodas, alcohol, meals and desserts. Whether it’s a birthday, Easter, Halloween, Hanukkah, Thanksgiving, Christmas or any other celebration it is often centered on loads of eating, with excess indulgences, which often leads to weight gains or poor health flare-ups. Over each holiday period a person can average 2 kgs (4.4lbs) or more of weight gain, unfortunately this weight gain is often permanent and can add up over many holiday celebrations in one year!
So why not this try to fill up on plenty of healthy meals and snacks to avoid unnecessary empty calories, sugar slumps, fatigue, digestive upsets, increased cravings and unwanted pounds the holiday season?
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