Heather Phillips, dietitian and health programs coordinator at the Southwest Missouri Area Health Education Center, provides tips for attending and hosting holiday gatherings.
People tend to gain 5-7 pounds during the holiday season. Phillips has some tips for keeping the weight off.
Tips for attending parties include:
- Plan ahead (Don’t go hungry)
- Eat small portions
- Dress in fitted clothing
- Decide on an easy way to say “no”
When hosting, try these tips: