EPISODE 179: Surviving the Holidays

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Popular health advice around the holidays usually includes such nonsense as doing squats before you pig-out, taking charcoal capsules after you drink too much, and going to the gym twice per day in an attempt to balance out your gluttony. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but none of those things will undo the damage of overeating and overdrinking—but there are some simple strategies that can really make a difference.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Why eating 1 gram of carbs / 1 lbs of body weight is a simple way to keep your holiday food consumption in check
  • Why desserts and alcohol are the most fat-inducing things to avoid
  • How to make your holidays more active and naturally fitness-oriented
  • Why mental health is an absolute must during the holidays, and some simple ideas for getting started

Nutritional Tip of the Week:

  • Phytoestrogens and Xenoestrogens – how do they affect us?

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