Watch the alcohol
Mindlessly celebrating the season eating and drinking your calories can pile on the pounds just as quickly as those holiday desserts.
Pile on the cranberry sauce
Cranberry sauce (especially homemade sauce with less added sugar than the canned stuff)
Eat skinless white meat turkey breast (over dark meat)
As you think about carving up your Thanksgiving turkey this year, an age-old question will come into play: dark meat or white?
1. Eat salsa
Did you know that in terms of condiment popularity, salsa beats out even ketchup?
1. Go Greek
Greek yogurt is different from conventional yogurt in that it contains double the protein and a lot fewer carbs.
Cabbage is a wonderfully dynamic and healthy vegetable to include in your diet. It's high in fiber and many other nutrients. It can be chopped and tossed in salad, steamed, added to stir fry and used in place of bread wraps. To learn more about it's health benefits visit http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=19.
Rich in fiber and other nutrients, dried fruits such as raisins, prunes and apricots are a great source of the blood-pressure lowering mineral potassium. Eat them alone or tossed in a salad!
Try a new leafy green: bokchoy
Bok choy is also known as Chinese leafy cabbage. It is extremely low in calories
It’s the time to take advantage of this season’s star vegetable: butternut squash.
Make a huge batch of vegetable soup
It’s fall, a new season—time to be greeted by the crisp early morning fall weather. Fall also means soup season!