Tips to Prevent Overeating on Thanksgiving
These tips will not stop you from having Thanksgiving fun or resisting yourself from those delicious and mouthwatering dished but will simply help you to avoid Thanksgiving weight gain by taking simple precautions.
- Drink Water
Before having your main meal drink two to three glasses of water which will occupy some space in your stomach and will help you to eat less.
- Nothing like the fresh salad
Salad is an amazing source of minerals, fibers and other nutrition. At the same time, it controls your appetite to consume heavy Thanksgiving meals. Helps a lot to avoid weight gain on Thanksgiving.
- Have a small meal before going to the Thanksgiving dinner
If you stave yourself the whole day before going for a Thanksgiving dinner then you are going to have more food that means more calories intake. Have light breakfast and lunch so that you are not very hungry and will not overeat.
- Go for the roasted turkey
Turkey is a good source for a lot of minerals including zinc and potassium. Enjoy the turkey breast which has limited calories and is tasty. Deep Fried turkey is full of calories so go for healthy roasted or baked turkeys.
- Savor the fresh Cranberry sauce
Cranberry sauce has always been a part of Thanksgiving meals but the canned sauce has a lot of sugar which means more calories. So, instead of going for canned sauce choose fresh cranberry sauce and enjoy without any tension.
- Do not forget to exercise
Exercise will burn the extra calories being put on as well as it will help you to digest the heavy meals since it activates the metabolic system.