5 healthy eating tips for holiday travelers

7. Focus on friends and conversation, not on the food That’s what parties during the holidays are about anyway right? garcinia cambogia extract Watch out for dips and sauces, they add the most calories and fat to most buffet tables and it’s easy to be mid-conversation and dip a carrot into 100 worthless calories of ranch http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/garcinia-cambogia-extract—crucial-data-released-231403591.html dressing. Stick with whole foods and make a goal to eat “closer to the farm” by avoid highly processed foods. QUIZ: Find Your Eating Personality 8. Gum Chew it after you’ve had an appropriate serving of food. It will help you to avoid “picking” at the table.
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When eating healthy turns obsessive

“When you have a full-blown eating disorder there is a strong degree of denial [about] the extent of the condition,” he says. Recognizing orthorexia can be difficult if a person does not yet show outward signs of malnutrition, Kaufman says, but if the disorder has become medically compromising then they may need treatment to help them change their eating patterns and their thoughts that go along with eating. (Directories of eating-disorder experts can be found on the website of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals.) The ultimate recovery from an eating disorder is to get beyond labeling foods good or bad, Dear says. “You have to reach a self-loving place, not a virtuous place. It would be helpful [for] clinicians to have their radar out for orthorexia because it is easily misread as just healthy eating when it can be a major problem.” Moodley no longer considers herself orthorexic.
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Also be on the lookout for packaged snack foods like chips or crackers that are probably high in sodium. “Look for things that are in their natural state,” he says. Most importantly, avoid fried food, DeGeorge says. Anything smothered in batter, then cooked in hot oil, isn’t good for your health, even if it did at one time resemble a vegetable.
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