Christmas is approaching fast and it’s thankfully time to
let loose and not worry so much about what we eat for a week or two. However,
piling on too much extra weight can be a setback for those hoping to maintain
or even drop some of their weight for the New Year ahead. There is nothing
more annoying than calorie counting when at a party or having to say no to that
mull wine out of guilt, so here are 5 easy tips that don’t put too much
pressure on, but will help keep you balanced as you enjoy yourself throughout
Don’t Buy Too Much
This is one tip most people overlook – try to think
rationally as you stock up for the festive season and just buy what you need,
overbuying simply leads to overeating under the guise of preventing waste so
don’t fall in to the trap of having too much that you simply don’t need.
Not everything Christmas-related is highly fattening, there
are plenty of recipes for delicious treats that are healthy and low calorie
without sacrificing flavour and still allowing you to enjoy yourself!
Watch Your Portion
Keep an eye on your portion size – just because it’s
Christmas doesn’t mean you have to overeat on purpose.
Try to Fit In a
While you might not feel like hitting the gym for a week or
two, there are enjoyable forms of excersise that you can work in to your
Christmas ritual – why not take a stroll to see the Christmas lights in your
Don’t Snack Too
The snack table is one of the best parts of Christmas with
delicious bites to eat! Keep a check on how many snacks you pick up, it may be
finger food but it adds up. Don’t feel as though you have to avoid it, just
taste a few of your favourites and enjoy your holidays!