Cooking for Health

How to lose weight over the holidays

It may be hard to believe, but you can make it through the holidays unscathed, happy, and hopeful. Follow this plan, and there will be no reason to start the New Year bloated, stuffed, or unhappy.

Here are 10 tips that will help you to easily and effortlessly navigate the holiday season without adding on pounds:

Tip #1: Eat Slowly and Savor the Flavor

Research shows that those who slow down while eating eat less than those who gulp and stuff.

How to get rid of indigestion

Perhaps we ate the wrong thing, too much of a good thing or simply too much? Maybe it was a stomach bug, or food poisoning? Or perhaps it’s just age… or nerves.

It’s easy to excuse uncomfortable symptoms like irregularity, cramps, bloating, nausea and heart burn and reach for an over-the-counter product. However, our health and well being relies on our ability to properly digest foods and absorb nutrients, not to mention eliminate wastes.