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Weight Loss Tips During Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is an amazing holiday. Not only is it a fun gathering of friends and family (generally that is, occasional drama flair-ups aside), sweatpants are considered acceptable dinner attire, and there is an abundance of food to be had.

In fact, the whole holiday is essentially centered around food. It’s basically a free-for-all.

What’s not to love about that!?

From your stomach’s perspective, nothing, it’s amazing. But if you want to stay on track with your weight loss goals, going into Thanksgiving with a “free day” or “hall pass” mentality can set you back in your journey.

But staying on track doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy yourself. In fact, we strongly encourage you to indulge and splurge a little on some of your favorite dishes.

Why?

Because total deprivation doesn’t generally work for most people. And on a day like Thanksgiving, it can also take away from the experience and enjoyment of the day, which isn’t really the point of a healthy lifestyle.

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Halloween Candy Survival Guide

There are very few downsides to the fall season. The weather is great, the leaves are beautiful, and festive decoration options (and latte flavors) abound. But October in particular can pose a unique challenge to the waistline.

There is candy EVERYWHERE.

As soon as October 1st rolls around, bowls of fun sized everything starts to pop up on desk corners, at grocery store checkouts, and even at the dentist office. While occasional indulging is mostly harmless, it can be easy to form a new snack habit.

Even if you aren’t into the halloween scene, escaping the bite-sized temptations is nearly impossible. Since October 31st is rapidly approaching, be sure to print out our halloween survival guide for tips and tricks on how to treat yourself without going overboard.

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