HEALTHY HOLIDAY EATING AND DRINKING. Kristee Phelps—UTSA Wellness Coordinator. Mental blocks of holiday eating!!! Have You heard these…or said these!!!. The “feel good” factor. Loading the body with chocolate and sugary food releases serotonin, the “feel good” hormone.
Kristee Phelps—UTSA Wellness Coordinator
Lower fat ingredients for cooking—products now in the grocery stores always have half-fat alternatives. Most of these items you can’t tell the difference in flavor.
Prepare for your outing—Eat healthy leading up to your holiday outing or holiday dinner.
Moderate to no alcohol intake—alcohol is fattening. Wine, beer in large amounts later is a large consumption of calories. So if you over indulge in food and alcohol in one day, You will probably consume your calorie intake for the week.