By Mary Perry
People tend to throw in the towel on healthy eating around the holidays. For some it may start as early as Halloween with all the tempting candy around, but for many the feasting often starts around Thanksgiving and just carries through to the New Year. Just because the leftovers, comfort foods, holiday parties and crazy shopping season don't leave much time for healthy eating and exercise, there are ways to start off the New Year without having to resolve to lose the weight gained during November and December. Here are some simple tips to navigate your holiday season and events.
Mary Perry is a registered dietitian and researcher who serves as the clinical trials director for the Inflammation Research Foundation (IRF). Mary oversees all clinical trials, investigating the positive effects of anti-inflammatory diets in conjunction with leading universities and institutions worldwide.