Your Essential Holiday Survival Guide

This is a season that can fill you with joy — and fill you with stress. (Can we get a “ho ho ho”?) In the spirit of highs and lows, we bring you this holiday survival guide. It features the best stuff we can offer about this time of year with some practical advice to stay healthy.

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How You Can Roast Chestnuts in the Oven: 4 Easy Steps

Contributor: Cleveland Clinic Preventive Cardiology dietitian Kate Patton, MEd, RD, CSSD, LD This year, if you are looking to put a twist on your holiday dinner, chestnuts might be just the thing. Fresh chestnuts are available from fall through December, which makes them a perfect holiday treat. You can buy them fresh, ground, dried, puréed or vacuum-packed. Roasting … Read More

10 Holiday Survival Tips If You Have Diabetes

Some of my patients with diabetes ask me what’s the big deal if their blood sugar levels go up a little or they gain a few pounds over the holidays. They say they can always lose the weight afterward and get their sugar levels under control. To an extent, that could be true. If you’re … Read More