Secrets to Healthy Holiday Eating
Don’t let the span from Thanksgiving to New Year’s undo the rest of the year’s smart choices.
No wonder we think about eating when the calendar turns to the holiday season. Even the songs about the holidays are filled with references to food and drink: chestnuts roasting on an open fire, figgy pudding, wassail, latkes, candy canes. We go “over the river and through the woods” to grandmother’s house in a song that ends, “Hurrah for the pumpkin pie!” When grandma gets run over by a reindeer in another song, it’s because she’s been “drinking too much eggnog.”