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5 Simple Ways To Prevent Gaining Weight This Holiday Season

As we all know, the holiday season is fast approaching. With so many family and company parties that we need to attend, it is very hard to maintain our weight. While preventing weight gain during this jolly season can be a bit challenging, there are still some simple ways to prevent additional pounds in your weight.

1.  As much as possible, do not go to a party hungry
Whenever you attend parties, it is advised to eat something beforehand. By doing so, you will not overeat during the occasion. In case you did not have the time to eat a nutritious snack, all you have to do is to drink a glass or two of water to make you feel fuller right away.

2. Choose what you put on your plate
It is very hard not to be tempted to eat unhealthy foods especially if you do not have control on what will be served. If you do not want to gain weight, you should choose wisely what you will put on your plate. Include vegetables and fishes if available. Another trick you may do is to choose a small plate for eating. This will remind you to eat less.

3. Focus on other people and not on the food
Yes, holidays are synonymous to plenty of good food, but you should not forget that it is also the time to bond with your family, friends and co-workers. To prevent overeating, it is best to divert your attention by spending more time chatting with other people in the party.

4. Take it slow when eating
According to experts, it is better to chew the food slowly when eating. By doing so, your body will trick your brain that you are already full. Another trick you can do is to put down the fork after every bite. This will help you control your pace more. The key here is taking you time.

5. Do not forget to exercise

It is important to continue doing your regular exercise regimen. This is especially important during this time of the year. With so many celebrations this month, it is crucial to burn the calories you consumed. Follow your exercise regimen and you will surely achieve your weight and fitness goals.

Christmas is a grand and happy celebration. It is a time for families and friends to bond while sharing good food. Because of this, it is hard to avoid weight gain. With so many food temptations this month, there will surely be a lot of times when you will overeat. When this happens, do not feel guilty. Just burn the calories by exercising. Just make sure to be more in control next time. Always remember that if you really want to maintain your sexy figure, you will need discipline. Happy holidays everyone!

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