Have Your Stuffing and Eat It Too! Thanksgiving Health Tips

Thanksgiving is synonymous with stuffed turkeys and stuffed bellies. Many people pack on a pound or two during Thanksgiving, thinking they will just shed the extra weight afterward, but often we keep that extra weight permanently as we go into a less active winter time.

Instead of wishing you didn’t have that extra piece of pie, let’s look at how you can satisfy your taste buds and have fun at your Thanksgiving dinner without feeling like a stuffed turkey afterward.

Health Tips for Thanksgiving

Our healthy eating tips will go a long way in helping you keep the extra pounds off this Thanksgiving:

It’s not always easy to make healthy food choices, especially on a day like Thanksgiving when you just want to have fun with family and take a break from your stressful and busy life. You don’t need to say “No” to every dish or miss out on a great time. By making a few smart choices, you can have a sublime day without gaining any unnecessary weight.

Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you have a wonderful time with your family and friends!

Dr. Payal Bhandari Dr. Payal Bhandari M.D. is a leading practitioner of integrative and functional medicine in San Francisco.

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