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Healthy Holidays Tip 2: Managing Portions at Parties

HH-2016-Email-HeaderBetween large meals with family, get-togethers with co-workers and soirees with friends, it can be difficult to maintain your healthy eating habits when you’re constantly surrounded by unhealthy temptations. Not to mention, all these holiday obligations can make it difficult to make time to prepare healthy meals when you are at home. With a little planning though, you can stay healthy and still enjoy yourself when you’re not eating at home.

You don’t have to say yes to every food item passed your way. Avoid the unhealthy items that are not your favorite, while allowing yourself to indulge (moderately) in your favorites. See below for ways to politely decline food.


Check out the Healthy Holiday Calendar for more tips on sticking with healthy eating habits and managing your portions at parties.