Food Choices During the Festive Season

Everyone loves the festival season. It is the time of the year where you can socialize with people you love and also gorge on tasty snacks. Among all these wonderful things, you might have a daunting task of staying healthy with the huge amount of temptations in front of you. It is easy to remain on the right course of being healthy and fit during the festival season, only if you follow certain tips. So, what are they? Let’s check them out –

Keep track of your alcohol intake

It is a known fact that during festival time, you might have to taste alcohol and sometimes you might go overboard. However, you need to keep in mind that when you consume alcohol, your body burns it first before food and it takes a longer time to digest. So, any alcohol you take while during or after food will be stored as fat.

Now it doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t consume alcohol, but just have something healthy before getting wasted as it will prevent you from snacking on unhealthy or deep-fried foods.

Be active

Exercising is important and sometimes during the holiday season, you might become accustomed to the laziness. Now, keep in mind that exercising is indeed important for your body and it helps you to eat better and healthier.

Before going for a night out, just do some extra cardio in the night before or in the morning or both. Try to make the cardio intense and even try out a spin class or HIIT sprinting.

Get rid of fried food

During festival seasons, you are bound to come across various unhealthy foods. Of course, it will be tempting but you need to be aware of the importance of selecting the healthy option. Keep in mind that you need to avoid all kinds of simple carbs, deep-fried foods, and even fatty meats.

Move away from the food table

Do you know the best way to remain healthy during a party? Avoid hanging around the food table. Yes! The more tempted you will be to eat if the food table is right in front of you. If it is out of your sight, it will be out of your mind.

Wrapping Up

Frankly, you might end up gaining a bit extra pounds during the festival season, but the major issue lies when it keeps piling on. A few kilos is acceptable but if you end up increasing your waist size, then it is a serious business. Make sure to keep track of what you eat and the exercises you need to follow to shed out those extra pounds and calories. It is simple and all you need is some kind of inspiration. Go ahead, try the points given in this article and keep us posted.


Saravavan Nadarajan (Vanan)

Vanan, fitness expert and leader at EzFit Singapore, specializes in holistic training—home-based, boot camps, and corporate fitness—with over a decade of industry experience.

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