This year after a small debate I stayed G-Free for Thanksgiving. I thought I would hate it and while I’ll admit I took an long sniff of the stuffing (my favorite part of a Turkey Day feast) as I passed it to my Grandma, it really wasn’t that hard.
I could eat everything except stuffing, gravy, pie and cornbread. That might seem like a lot, but what it means is that I got turkey, turnips, carrots, peas, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce. It was a delicious meal. And here is the best thing about being G-Free on Thanksgiving: I was never stuffed. Normally at the end of Thanksgiving I’m so full I feel sick. This year I didn’t stuff myself with three pieces of pie and extra stuffing so I never felt that full.
That really made it worth it. At the end of Thanksgiving I always regret how much I’ve eaten. It was really nice not to this year. I wish I could just have […]
Here are some small changes you can make in 2012 to help keep maintain healthier habits.
1) Eat more fiber—studies have shown that eating 24 instead of 12 grams of fiber made women intake about 90 calories less per day.
2) Do something different—variety in a workout is great for better balance and muscle health
3) Butter or salt food on the side that will touch your tongue. The flavor will hit you faster and you can use less of it.
4) Make exercise […]