The focus throughout the holidays should be on weight maintenance. Otherwise, you can get into trouble with yo-yo dieting or skipping meals to save up for one big holiday feast, which can sabotage long-term success.
We can all admit that eating around the holidays is hard. Even as a registered dietitian, I want to choose every deliciously decadent item I can get my hands on. And to be honest: I do — to some extent. But overall, it’s important to keep your eyes on the prize during the holiday season, and the ultimate prize is your health.
Overeating, drinking too much and stressing out is easy at the holidays. But it’s hard when you’re trying to manage your diabetes. These tips will help you keep your blood sugar stable during all the festivities.
Eating well is not about perfection. Especially over the holidays. If you indulge a bit, don’t beat yourself up. Just make a U-turn, and use Dr. Hyman’s tips to get back on track.
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