Make the healthiest choices you can during the season
Around the holiday months, it’s imperative to have realistic expectations.
I have many teenagers come into my office around November with a goal to lose a certain amount of pounds before they head back to school from winter break. I encourage nearly all of them — unless medically necessary — that the focus throughout the holidays should be on weight maintenance. Otherwise, patients get into trouble with potential yo-yo dieting or skipping meals to save
up for one big holiday feast, which can sabotage long-term success.
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