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Just A Reminder: Everyday Healthy Holiday Tips
Wash those hands: This one maybe easy to forget; however, it’s important to remember that most acute illnesses are due to poor hygiene and the easiest way to avoid this, is to wash your hands with soap and warm water. Purchase holiday scented soaps to encourage hand-washing.
Keep hydrated: During this time of year, we tend to drink more sugary drinks – hot chocolate, egg nog – which in moderation is fine but we usually forget to drink water. Have a pitcher filled with water available in the fridge or counter at all times. If water doesn’t sound exciting, infuse the water with slices of oranges and lemons to add some zest and flavor or perhaps making a pitcher of iced herbal tea.
Think color and protein: When preparing meals, think about whole colorful foods. They are nutritious and extremely tasty. Protein helps sustain you for longer periods; therefore, helps in over snacking and keeps your blood sugar levels balanced ( ie: no crazy mood swings).
Take time for yourself: Try to get up a little early and begin your day with some exercise – a brisk walk, yoga or a trip to the gym. The morning is a perfect time because as the day gets busy, exercise is one of the last things that we will want or find the time to do.
Happy Healthy Holidays!
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