Holidays can be a joyful time – filled with family, friends, parties, and giving/receiving presents!
But the holidays can also be difficult for someone that is missing loved ones, is stressed about finances, work or family; or is just overwhelmed by long shopping & to do lists. All of this can impact our immune system, mental health, and our adrenals – we basically exhaust ourselves trying to do it all!!
Another thing many of us worry about is getting through the holidays without gaining weight. We tend to pin all the holiday weight gain on the cookies, cocktails, and pies. Sure, those can be a big culprit. But did you know that excess stress also leads to weight gain? Multiple studies show that stress causes the body to store excess fat in the waistline.
Try these 10 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season:
Make sure to choose organic when purchasing mushrooms or mushroom powders/supplements.
If you are hitting the holiday party circuit, you might want to read this article: Natural Hangover Prevention and Treatment.
Article written by Nutritionist Sara Vance, author of the book The Perfect Metabolism Plan A regular guest on Fox 5 San Diego, you can see many of Sara’s segments on her media page. She also offers corporate nutrition, school programs, consultations, and affordable online eCourses. Download her free 40+ page Metabolism Jumpstart eBook here.
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