Archive for December, 2011

Guest Blog: 5 Games For A Healthier Holiday Season, From Dr. Xifaras!

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

By Dr. Xifaras, MD – Tufts Medical Center

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  • Happy Holidays!

    With the holidays here, things can be pretty busy. Add on the extra holiday parties and staying active…and eating healthy can get tricky! Try not to let the holidays spoil all the hard work you have been doing. Instead see if you can find opportunities to fit in some exercise and try to make the healthy choice when eating.

    Kids, here are some tips to get you through the season! (more…)

    Guest Blog: Connie Evers – 7 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

    Monday, December 19th, 2011

    By Connie Evers MS, RD, LD – Nutrition for Kids

    Connie’s Healthy Eating Blog – Healthy Holiday Swaps

    Lighten up your holidays with healthy treats and fun physical activity!

    You don’t have to give up treats entirely or feel guilty about an occasional over-indulgence this season. The key to keeping holidays both healthy and fun is to strike a balance.

    Below are a few swaps that will keep your holidays healthy without fear of morphing into the “Nutrition Grinch.”

    1. EGGNOG
    One of my holiday favorites is an eggnog latte. The problem is that even so-called “lite” eggnog is still loaded with calories and sugar. (more…)