Christmas often becomes a traumatic time of year for people who are undertaking a wight loss program because of the constant barrage and temptation of food that comes their way. Generally it’s not what you eat on Christmas day itself. I definitely think you should have a leave pass for your diet for that day because you are honestly not going to undo all your good weight-loss work just because you decide to partake in a piece of pavlova one day of the year. It’s all the pre and post Christmas events and gifts you receive that is the undoing of newly established dietary habits. So if you manage to get though these events without too much over indulgence you are on your way to enjoying your food on Christmas Day without the pre-established guilt of the work party last week still hanging over your head. Then you can get back to your new routine shortly after.
Here are some tips for staying on track for the Christmas and New Year period: