November 2018 Hot Flashes

Stuffing, honey baked ham and pie, oh my!

Did you know on Thanksgiving, the average person will eat 4500 calories? After all that, chances are good you’ll find yourself either in front of a tv, or lying down somewhere for a blissful nap. But you know that’s not healthy!

There are plenty of tips about eating on Thanksgiving Day, but here are some for the week leading up to Turkey Day. Exercise every day for at least 30 minutes. Do not skip any meals. Skipping a meal can cause increased hunger and higher blood sugars.

Drink plenty of water. Sometimes when we are dehydrated we think we are hungry, when in fact we are thirsty, so don't forget especially going into they holiday to give your body the water it wants and needs.

When you do eat before Thanksgiving, eat healthy. Choose less sugars, fats, salts, and processed foods. Finally, remember it’s about family, not the food. Set your intentions on enjoying the company.

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