Apple cider, eggnog, candy canes, fruitcake, Christmas ham, hot chocolate, hot buttered rum, gingerbread, mashed potato, pecan pie, apple pie, pumpkin pie, sweet potato pie, and all kinds of pies and main dished, snacks, and drinks, which gives your liver a 24/7 duty of processing all that sugar, and turns the majority of it into fats. In this article we are not giving you advises regarding NOT eating all that delicious food, the holidays must be fun times, eating whatever we want is mandatory in this time of the year. Controlling the eating habits during the holidays allows you to enjoy all the good food, by not feeling full after one delicious meal and suffer all day long from a bloated stomach afterwards. By following these tips you will be able to almost maintain your weight and eat all the goodies during the holidays.
1. DRINK A LOT OF WATER
Water is the keystone for flushing out all the extra fat you receive from the meals. Drinking a glass of water before and after a meal, allows your digestive system to break down the food easily, thus you would not feel bloated if you are having a continuous eating habit. It is recommended to drink at least 15 glasses of water on daily basis.
Yes I know, it is the holidays, why should you walk instead of zipping on an eggnog and laughing at some common jokes? Taking a walk around the bloc for 15 minutes is not a biggie, it is not an intense activity, however it will gives you some blood flow to you muscles and prevents you from transforming some of the sugar intakes into fats.
3. CONSUME ALCOHOL MODERATELY
The best way to consume alcohol is to stick with one kind of drinks during the day, mixing alcohol and having cocktails will shock your system, and consider those empty calories as 100% extra intakes, which leads to bad hangovers. Drink a glass of water after every glass of alcohol to keep the % of alcohol stable in your blood stream.
4. DO NOT NEGLECT THE HEALTHY ADD-ONS
The best add-on to not neglect is CINNAMON, it slows down the passage of food from your stomach to the intestines, i.e. you will not be eating as much as usual. Check out this article to learn about the bestjuicing recipes to lose fat.