Avoid Holiday Party Pounds

Calories are everywhere this time of year. We checked in with three top obesity docs to see how they dodge seasonal fat.

Avoid Holiday Party Pounds

Calories are everywhere this time of year. We checked in with three top obesity docs to see how they dodge seasonal fat.

Courtesy of Oprah.com


Snack Before the Party


"Before I go to holiday functions, I eat a piece of low-fat cheese, a handful of carrots and celery, or a small bowl of high-fiber cereal with skim milk. It takes the edge off your appetite and you're less tempted to gorge."

    –Jennifer Lovejoy, Ph.D., vice president, clinical development and support at Free & Clear, a company specializing in web-based learning and phone-based cognitive behavioral coaching to improve health

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