Weekly Health Tip

  • Holiday Pounds

    December 2, 2019

    The holidays have arrived.  They are so much fun, but everyone talks about the weight gain.  Hey, it is fun to celebrate with our friends and family.  Right?  After all it is Christmas!

    I don’t want people to feel guilty about having treats at this special time of year, but what is your plan to discard the few pounds you might gain?

    Maybe you aren’t pulled by food.  I know I am.  It looks so good.  You know what I am talking about.  And most of the time it tastes good too.  I end up eating more than I should.

    Intermittent fasting is not new.  You probably know all about it.  But if you don’t, look on youtube for just the right person for you to learn from, I mean, of course, besides me.

    Most people can fast.  There are so many ways to do intermittent fasting, there is probably a perfect way for you.  You can make a window of 5 hours a day where you eat, you can eat dinner tonight, and not eat again until tomorrow night.  Listen to what others say about it to find the perfect way to lose those few pounds you might gain over the holiday.  And yes, you can wait until January to start.  The doctor I was listening to tonight said he had gained some weight and started fasting at lunch and breakfast.  After a few days, he got on the scale and found, yes, he had lost a couple of pounds.  He said he kept it up until he had lost the 20 pounds he had “found” over the previous few years.   Most people are surprised how easy it is to do.  Well, not easy, but doable.  Of course, there are some people who shouldn’t fast.  If you have questions, you can always call or text me.  Enjoy your holidays and consider  intermittent fasting now or after the holidays if you add a few pounds. 

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