How to Avoid Thanksgiving Weight Gain
- Posted on: Nov 30 2018
Whether you decided to go with SmartLipo or traditional liposuction to get rid of excess unwanted fat, you may be a little nervous about gaining any holiday weight. And because Thanksgiving is all about eating, you may be especially nervous about the upcoming holiday. To help you avoid gaining any extra weight back after your body sculpting procedure, Dr. Dunkley has created a list of a few easy tips to help you avoid that extra holiday weight gain.
Start the Day Off Right
Yes, your grandmother probably used to tell you that the only way to start your day off is with a good breakfast and she wasn’t wrong. When you are trying to maintain a healthy weight, you want to make sure that you aren’t skipping any meals; especially on Thanksgiving day. Why? The less hungry you go into your Thanksgiving dinner, the less likely you are to overindulge. Try eating something like Greek yogurt and fruit or steel cut oatmeal for breakfast.
In addition to eating a good, healthy breakfast on Thanksgiving morning, try getting a workout in as well. Going on a walk, run, or heading to the gym are three great ways for you to burn off some extra calories before the big feast.
Eat Small Portions
One of the reasons why people gain weight during the holidays is because they overindulge. To help you keep off added weight, try eating only small portions of food on Thanksgiving. You may not realize it, but you can get full just as easily on smaller portions than on large portions (you just may have never tried it before).
Watch the Extras
An extra bread roll or a piece of pie are going to add up to a whole lot of extra calories. To really keep off the added weight, try to skip any extra helpings of food on Thanksgiving day.
Maintaining your weight loss results after a body sculpting procedure doesn’t have to be too difficult, but it will require you to make some educated food choices. To learn more about how you can maintain your body sculpting results, contact us at our Murray office and call us today at (801) 268-2650.