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Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

Use these good-for-you ideas from our food director/registered dietitian to make better party-food decisions (without depriving yourself of anything!) this season.

By Regina Ragone

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Proper zzz's are a key factor in weight management, yet holiday obligations often stand in the way of a nice eight-hour stretch. Science has shown that how much you snooze, and the quality of your rest, may affect hormonal activity that boosts your appetite.

On nights when you aren't at a party until the wee hours, turn in early. If you are out late, try to nap the next day when your energy flags, instead of using a big snack as a pick-me-up.

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