5 Tips for Avoiding Thanksgiving Weight Gain
Thanksgiving is here and with it comes loads of temptation. If you’ve been exercising, dry brushing and body sculpting with No Lipo Lipo, you don’t want the holiday turn into an all-out binge. You can still enjoy Thanksgiving without getting off track by practicing moderation and sticking to healthy habits as much as you can.
These expert tips will help you maintain your physique through the holiday without feeling deprived.
1. Don’t Arrive Hungry
One of the biggest mistakes people make is to skip meals so they can go all out at Thanksgiving dinner. This is a big mistake—you’re bound to overeat if you sit down for a big meal on a grumbling stomach. Skipping meals also slows down your metabolism, which can signal your body to store fat. Eat a small protein-based breakfast and lunch, and have a small snack an hour or a half hour before eating dinner.
2. Wear Form Fitting Clothes
Don’t dress in baggy, saggy clothes for your holiday meals. Wear something formfitting and snug so that you’ll feel uncomfortable faster if you start eating too much. Make it a goal to get through the meal without having to unbutton anything.
2. Choose White Meat
Skinless white meat from turkey breast is much lighter and leaner than dark meat. It’s an excellent source of lean protein and contains only one gram of fat. Lean protein is key for a meal like Thanksgiving—it fills us up and promotes healthy digestion. Turkey also contains beneficial levels of potassium, zinc, iron, B vitamins and tryptophan.
3. Limit Alcohol Intake
Alcohol is filled with empty calories, so limit or avoid it altogether at calorie-laden meals like Thanksgiving.
4. Avoid Gravy
Gravy tends to contain lots of fat and sodium. At a meal packed with so much flavor, you really won’t miss adding gravy to the mix.
5. Stick to Your Regimen
Squeeze in some exercise Thanksgiving morning and follow your normal dry brushing and No Lipo Lipo body sculpting routines.
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