If better health is the gift you want to give yourself this holiday season, try these tips to add more movement to your day and healthy foods to your plate.
1. Stay active.
Even a few minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity can deliver some health benefits and count toward reaching the recommendations. For adults, the many benefits of physical activity include reduced short-term feelings of anxiety and better sleep.
Here are some tips for staying active during the holidays:
2. Eat healthy.
Eating well supports muscles and bones, boosts immunity, helps the digestive system function, and helps with weight management among other health benefits. Good nutrition involves eating a variety of healthy foods. To do that during the holidays:
3. Plan activities that don’t involve eating.
Here are some ideas for shifting the focus away from food during the holiday season.
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