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Dec
13

Tuesday Bariatric Tips: Be Merry and On Track for the Holidays

Khalili Center - Healthy Holidays

 

Be Merry and On Track for the Holidays

5 Bariatric Friendly Tips:

 

1. EXERCISE

a. Stimulates your metabolism

b. Refreshes your perspective

c. Increases your energy for the day

d. Decreases your cravings

 

2. EAT BREAKFAST

a. Include a protein to boost your metabolism and mellow your mood.

 

3. HYDRATE BETWEEN MEALS

a. Limits grazing and snacking

b. Decreases cravings

c. Keeps you energized

 

4. BE PARTY SAVVY

a. Don’t go to the party hungry.

b. Eat a smart snack pre-party.

c. Drink water during cocktail hour.

d. Prioritize your plate.

e. Plan for a treat, don’t impulsively consume it.

f. Avoid standing around or facing the food area.

g. Avoid high calorie liquids (egg nog, cocktails).

 

5. TRACK YOUR FOOD INTAKE WITH A FOOD LOG

a. Lifelong success is monitored by how you are eating daily and your behaviors around food more than the number on the scale.

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