How to Cut down on Sugar during the Holidays ...


As the holidays quickly approach it seems like you are surrounded by sugar. Nearly every appetizer, dessert, dinner and drink is laden in sugar and you feel doomed. Are you destined to pack on pounds during the holidays? Does weight gain go hand in hand with celebrating a holiday? As a certified trainer I like to think definitely not but to combat this it does take strategy, planning and some simple common sense. So let me help you to cut down the sugar this holiday season and stay slim!

1. Think before You Drink

Apple cider, hot cocoa and spiced latte to celebrate the season are everywhere. But these drinks can contain as many as 600 calories depending on size, close to the calories in a hamburger. Save the calories on the sweet drinks to avoid packing on the holiday pounds this season!

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