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Every one wants to know how to avoid overeating on Thanksgiving. With lavish food it is very difficult to avoid Thanksgiving weigh gain. Here we have some tips to prevent overeating on Thanksgiving. Try these tips and avoid gaining weight on Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving Day 2009 : Avoid Thanksgiving Weight Gain


How To Avoid Overeating On Thanksgiving



Thanksgiving means family fun with all near and dears ones and it also means eating all sorts of lavish food and sweets. Thanksgiving is the beginning of festival season with Christmas and New Year following it immediately. By the end of it you realize that you have already put on a few extra pounds and you cannot avoid gaining weight on Thanksgiving. Every Thanksgiving meal consists of 2000 - 4000 calories that make you feel guilty and you really don't feel thankful to those pumpkin pies and turkeys. So here are some tips on how to avoid overeating on Thanksgiving.

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.
Now, as you know the tips to prevent weight gain on thanks giving. So celebrate and enjoy all dishes intelligently and share these tips with your family and friends so even they know how to avoid overeating on Thanksgiving.