One of the less joyous side effects of the holiday season for many people is the unintended weight gain that results from overeating. Sarah Houghton, registered dietitian at Sheridan Memorial Hospital, says some seemingly helpful holiday party survival strategies can actually backfire.
Houghton says you're actually better off eating your regular meals and snacks throughout the day. Skipping meals may save calories up front, but if you're headed to a holiday event, you might end up binging once you get there.
Tomorrow, Sheridan Media News will explore how to avoid emotional eating during the holidays.