Christmas can seem daunting if you have been sticking to a healthy eating regime beforehand. With so many festive foods in the shops, many of which are not the healthiest choices, it can be hard to resist.
However, it doesn’t have to be difficult to navigate your way through the sugary treats with a little bit of thought and prior planning.
Before I get in to my top 10 tips, there’s one key point for you to consider in relation to how you think about your food choices over the festive period:
Don’t give yourself license to eat everything in sight between now and January 1st.
It’s easy to think it isn’t worth bothering to eat healthily now, however if you go off the rails for 2-3 weeks it will be so much harder to get back on track. On the ‘normal’ days during December try to eat as close to your usual diet as possible.
TOP 10 TIPS FOR A HEALTHY CHRISTMAS
Ultimately Christmas is a time for celebrating and spending time with friends and family so don’t be too hard on yourself if you do indulge in a few things. Follow my tips and above all, relax and enjoy yourself.