Pork leg, turkey, roast chicken, punch and tamales are some of the most traditional foods at Christmas. Delicious! At Christmas and the end of the year, on average, you gain between three and five kilos, according to an investigation by the Disease Control and Prevention of the Mexican Ministry of Health.
If you love to cook, do it in moderation and little fat. Try to prepare salads and vegetables to accompany main dishes. On these dates it is very easy for you to lose the habits that you followed with a lot of effort during the year, so you should avoid snacking or abuse of carbonated beverages.
A helpful tip is to NOT repeat meals. No matter how tempted you are, if they bring you the tray with fritters or other types of snacks, control yourself. A good strategy not to repeat is to eat slowly and savor the food very well.
Keep in mind that you will attend at least five holiday events, including the work dinner. So, on these dates do not spread bad habits. Follow your routine of healthy diet and physical activity as normal.
To avoid gaining weight this Christmas season, follow the nutrition tips with flavor.