Holiday Tips: How to maintain your weight over the holidays and not feel deprived.

Of course you should always limit your grains, sugar and processed foods but listed are some tips for eating during the Holiday Season. When facing a large selection of food, go for the protein first. Protein can suppress your appetite so that you don’t overindulge on carbs. Proteins can also boost thermogenesis. (buring calories to produce heat). If you find that you can’t avoid the sugar carbs then avoid the alcohol. Your body will burn the alcohol first for energy (to avoid toxicity). This will dampen the oxidation of protein and carbohydrates to be used for fuel and promote their storage. You may actually gain weight after a high carb binge but if you only overeat for a couple of days yo

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