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Holiday Weight Loss

How to Eat Well and Feel Well for Thanksgiving and Christmas

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

A question I am often asked at this time of year is, "With the holidays just around the corner, how can I make healthy meals that are also delicious?"

How 'Tiny Tastes' Can Lead To Big Weight Gain During The Holidays

Becky Hand | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Becky Hand

Sneaky holiday calories are everywhere this time of year. If you took the time to count all those "tiny tastes" each day, you would be surprised at how quickly they can sabotage your weight-maintenance efforts.

Holiday Tip: Mini-Size It!

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

A great way -- perhaps the best way -- to cut calories is to trim your portion sizes, especially of foods that are high in calories. That would include many treats you would find at holiday parties and events.

How to Avoid the Holiday Bloat

Winston Sih | Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Winston Sih

This time of year is full of tempting food at the office, indulging potluck parties, and family get togethers. Whether you're looking to shed a few pounds or maintain a healthy lifestyle, here are a few tips to not overdo it during this holiday season.

5 Ways To Avoid Gaining Holiday Weight

Joy Weese Moll | Posted 02.07.2013 | Fifty
Joy Weese Moll

Diet books provide strategies to keep our waistlines smaller than Santa's. I pulled five books from the shelves to discover the tactics I'll be using throughout the holiday season.

5 Reasons For Holiday Weight Gain (And What You Can Do About It)

Ben Greenfield | Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

This season, consider not succumbing to peer pressure and societal acceptance of holiday weight gain and instead stay physically active and avoid unplanned eating. Your body will thank you when the New Year rolls around.

Are the Holidays the Right Time to Call a Diet Truce?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 02.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Dieting during the holiday season is difficult. It is hard to shake your head and decline every time you are offered something indulgent to eat or drink during the six or so weeks between Thanksgiving and the end of the year.

Prevent Holiday Weight Gain With These 7 Tips

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

It's that time of year again. Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years are upon us, and along with them, the most weight-gaining window on the calendar. If you are trying to maintain your weight, it's a downright "dangerous" time.

'Tis Almost the Season, or the Backstory to the Binge

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 01.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Binges never happen in an emotional vacuum, even though we can pretend that they do. Often, someone claims that she was in perfect control of her eating until she ate that first doughnut or piece of chocolate. "It was the sugar that set off my binge," is usually the explanation.

Stay Fit Over The Holidays: Celeb Trainers Share 9 Secrets

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 12.22.2011 | Healthy Living

For many, the December holiday season is marked by parties, visits home and a feeling of shared celebration. But all that reveling (the rich meals! th...

10 Simple Ways To Stay Healthy And Fit Over The Holidays

Ruth Zukerman | Posted 02.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Ruth Zukerman

We've made it through Thanksgiving, and as we approach the meat of the holiday season (hopefully not with tighter jeans), there are still plenty of temptations to come. Here are some tips to stay the course and come out ahead.

Look Your Best for Holiday Parties

Ramona Braganza | Posted 02.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Ramona Braganza

Regardless of how prepared you are to appear in your holiday best at this season's parties, it's never too late to incorporate some last-minute nutrition, hydration and fitness practices to help you feel (and look) great at your next soiree.

How To Get Back On Track After An Indulgent Long Weekend

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 01.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

Overdo the holiday? Don't wait until January 1 to get back on track -- climb back on the wagon today! It's so easy to let one holiday derail you with a huge meal, a long weekend and not enough exercise.

Top 6 Tips To Improve Your Diet During the Holidays

Stefan Aschan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stefan Aschan

Here are the top 6 tips that you can implement to improve your diet to lose weight, to maintain weight, and to change your energy.

You Snooze, You Lose. Weight, I Mean.

Donna Fish | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Fish

Sleep. Sweet sleep. Did you know that optimal caloric burn happens when you get 7-8 hours of sleep a night?

Tips On Avoiding The Holiday Weight Gain

Robert Reames | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Reames

It's all about choices. Make the right choices so you don't fall behind and have to play catch-up in January.