The holiday season brings such an abundance of treats and rich foods that you may find yourself just not paying attention to how much of it you're actually eating. And if you have ever wondered why come New Years Day that a weight gain inevitably results, it's because you've just spent the month carbo- and fat-loading. I have never seen anyone make a New Years Resolution to eat less vegetables because they over did them during the holidays. So, here's the thing: every food you eat at every party and event during December is not "splurge worthy". That's why it's best to plan ahead for the events and the foods that are, enjoy them in moderation without guilt, and move on. Here are some tips to help you out:
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