Enjoy Holiday Hoopla Without Gaining a Pound

You can enjoy the special treats of the season without packing on the pounds! Here are my top 12 strategies for avoiding holiday weight gain.
Nix Noshing
Nibbling and grazing between meals is a problem year-round for many people, but it hits an all-time high during the month of December, when cookie platters, appetizer trays, boxes of chocolates, and seasonal baked goods begin to pop up everywhere. All those extra bites and sips can add up to hundreds or thousands of calories per week if you're not careful. That's why it's especially important to maintain a structured eating schedule throughout the holidays and be super-mindful of the extracurricular munching.