What should a real concern during the holiday “Weight loss or Weight Management”. Both terms are different and require a proper time to get the result.
For weight loss, you must skip some food while maintaining weight we need to control our calorie intake.
So what you have to do while the holiday is arriving soon. During a holiday we have many get together and parties.
During these days, we are eating foods that are rich in calories. So what should we do?
It is found that people don’t lose weight during the holiday. Those people gain weight during this time they don’t lose it quickly. So our target should be to maintain weight.
No Gain No Loss
How to complete the goal… There are many ways to do this.
Tips For Healthy Eating For Holiday
Prepare The Right Way
Cooking habit is responsible for weight gain during festival and vacation. It can increase our calorie intake double than we need. So adopt a better way to prepare the food.
1. Deep Frying
If you want to cut the calorie intake, then you must cook avoid deep fry. When we deep fry the food excess of calorie are absorbed in those foods in the form of fat.
Oil is very harmful to our health as well as it’s responsible for weight gain.
During festivals or vacation, we eat food that is rich in calorie i.e. deep fried food like turkey.
Turkey isn’t armful as it’s rich in protein, vitamin, and mineral with low calorie. It is our cooking style that doubles the calorie in turkey dish. So avoid deep frying it.
Instead, you can try the traditional way to cook it by roasting.
2. Adding Unnecessary Food
We crave for food like oil, butter, cheese and sugar. It has been proved that these foods are very addictive.
They improve our minds and makes us feel better and happy. So we eat foods again and again. So whenever we get a chance we add it to our dishes.
Suppose you are preparing a salad. The salad is always healthy as it contains fruits and veggies. But due to craving we add cheese, deep fried turkey,
Make A Healthy Choice Of Foods
During festivals or holiday, we should try to make a healthier choice of foods. Choosing a healthy food can cover up the nutrition gap of unhealthy food.
1. Choose best snacking foods
Snacking is important as it best time to get nutrition rich food. Avoid sugar-filled food and eat nuts or dry fruits.
Nuts and dry fruits are rich in fiber, vitamin, minerals, dietary fat, etc. So you get a balanced snack.
2. Never Miss Your Healthy Breakfast
Holiday time and you are visiting outside. So there is a higher chance that you don’t get healthy to eat.
If you are in a hotel, then you can order veggies and fruits in your salad. It will take care of your nutritional intake.
By increasing your high nutrient rich food, you will prevent weight gain.
3. You can Try an Egg Omelets
An egg is rich in protein which boosts metabolism burns more calorie and provide good nutrition.
4. Eat Healthy Foods Whenever Possible
During parties or get-togethers, we don’t get time to eat healthy foods. So whenever you get time to eat nutrient rich foods like cereals, fruits, nuts, veggies, etc.
Also don’t miss your breakfast as it helps to prevent over-eating throughout the day.
Including protein and fiber diet is highly recommended. So try to get healthy so you can stay healthy.
1. Minimizing The Foods
During parties or get-together or during the holiday, we get varieties of food that are rich in color. But we should eat but minimize the intake.
2. Limit alcohol
You can’t say no to it when you are with your friends. So try it but in limited.
Drink only 2-3 glass but don’t exceed. These glasses should be a small size so that you can avoid large intake.
3. Choose Small Size Plate
Choosing a small size plate can also prevent us from over-eating.
4. Choose dark color plate
It is also found that choosing brighter plate can prevent craving for food.
Choosing a light plate can increase cravings for foods. You might have noticed that the hotel service provides food in a light color plate like white.
It is a technique that increase craves towards food and we eat more than required. So be alert while choosing your plate.
5. Enjoy What you eat
Don’t be hurry to try every food. Enjoy those foods that have presently in your plate. If you enjoy the food, you will chew it properly, and you will avoid over-eating.
Holiday or Festival is same for us. It’s a time to enjoy with family and friends.
But this enjoyment should be memorable and not though of concern for health in the future. So take the right steps and prevent unhealthy eating.
Holiday are an important part of our life. We get some time to enjoy with friends and family. So make it memorable and forget everything.
Remember to eat healthy and also do some exercise. With both combinations, you can make your holiday better.