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1 Holiday Eating Survival Tips Provided courtesy of Lesson 6 Holiday Special – Healthy Holiday Eating

2 Holiday Eating Survival Tips Provided Courtesy of Where health care professionals go for information Review Date 10/09 G-1103 Contributed by Shawna Gornick-Ilagan, MS, RD, CWPC

3 Weight Gain During the Holidays Does the average American really gain 5-10 pounds (lb) over the holidays? How does weight gain occur? 3500 food calories=1 lb of fat

4 What Does 500 Calories Look Like? Bob Evans: One Slice of Pumpkin Pie

5 Holidays in America

6 Ask Yourself…

7 No Such Thing as a Bad Food How much and how often you eat higher- calorie, higher-fat foods is what is bad

8 Two Ways to Manage Weight 1. Portion Control 2. Substitution vs

9 How Important Is It? How important is it for you to manage your weight during the holidays?

10 Trick or Treat

11 Are Trick-or-Treaters Growing? About 30% of children ages 2-19 are overweight or obese Approximately 30% of adults in the United States are either overweight or obese

12 Help Children Maintain a Healthy Weight Offer treats such as stickers, pencils, Play-Doh, glow sticks, or miniature candy bars Introduce the Switch Witch, who comes at night like the Tooth Fairy and replaces the childs candy with toys Have children sell back their candy (to their parents) for money or books

13 Thanksgiving

14 Low-Fat Crustless Pumpkin Pie In a medium bowl, mix pumpkin, Egg Beaters, sugar, and spices. Add evaporated milk and mix well. Pour into 9 pie pan sprayed with nonstick coating. Bake in 350º F oven for approximately 1 hour. Sprinkle graham crackers over cooled pie. Serves eight. Per slice: 7 g fat, 25.4 g carbohydrate 16 oz canned pumpkin ½ C Egg Beaters ® 12 fl oz canned evaporated skim milk ½ C sugar ½ tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp ground ginger ¼ tsp ground cloves 4 squares of graham crackers, crushed

15 Pick Your Turkey Wisely Dark Meat Dark Meat White Meat With Skin No Skin No Skin

16 Christmas/Hanukkah

17 Happy New Year

18 Liquid Calories BeverageCalories Lite Beer (12 fl oz)100 Alcohol (1.5 fl oz)110 Apple cider (8 fl oz)120 Wine (6 fl oz)124 Beer (12 fl oz)150 Sparkling apple cider (8 fl oz)150 Eggnog (8 fl oz)306

19 Valentines Day One regular box of Sweethearts ® =110 calories One sugar-free box of Sweethearts=70 calories

20 Valentines Day (contd) Think of nonfood alternatives: A teddy bear Flowers Jewelry Cologne

21 Saint Patricks Day Lite Beer 12 fl oz Alcohol 1.5 fl oz Wine 6 fl oz Beer 12 fl oz 100 calories 110 calories 124 calories 150 calories

22 Easter or Passover Jelly beans (1.4 oz) 15 large or 35 small Regular Jelly Beans Sugar-Free Jelly Beans 147 calories80 calories Save 67 calories

23 Independence Day July 4th

24 Hamburgers Regular80% lean85% lean92% lean $2.19/lb$2.49/lb$3.39/lb$3.89/lb 340 calories270 calories230 calories145 calories 30 g fat21 g fat16 g fat8 g fat

25 Hot Dogs Beef Frank Fat-Free Beef Frank 180 calories40 calories 16 g fat0 g fat

26 Reunions and Parties 2 Tbsp icing=150 calories Did you know…

27 The 3 T s To help manage your weight during the holidays: T ips T ricks T echniques

28 Holiday Recipe Modification Alter recipes to reduce fat and calories Substitute skim milk and low-fat sour cream for higher-fat products Look at the calories and fat you can save by making small changes

29 Holiday Recipe Modification (contd) Try switching from: Evaporated milk (whole) to evaporated milk (skim) Save 191 calories and 24 grams (g) of fat for 12 fluid ounces (fl oz) Heavy cream to evaporated skim milk Save 600 calories and 80 g fat for every cup Butter or margarine to fat-free butter spread Save 95 calories and 10 g fat/tablespoon (Tbsp)

30 Holiday Recipe Modification (contd) Try switching from: Regular cream cheese to lite or fat-free Save between calories and 5-10 g of fat/1 oz Regular ground beef to 93% lean ground turkey or 92% lean Save 180 calories and 22 g fat/4 oz

31 Holiday Recipe Modification (contd) Try: Reducing oil in recipes Saves you approximately 110 calories and 13 g fat for every tablespoon reduced

32 Little Extras Add Up Cutting a mere 100 calories/day will allow you to lose (or not gain) 10 lb in 1 year

33 Drink, Drink, Drink Drink oftenyou will eat less Choose calorie-free fluids Think about itare you hungry or thirsty? Reward yourself with the many benefits of drinking water

34 Take Time to Plan Plan what you will take to parties Pick your ingredients wisely vs

35 Learn About Food Substitutes Bring your own salad dressing, diet soda, and low-fat or low-salt condiments Reduce those calories by understanding how many calories and how much fat you can save

36 Salad Dressing 2 Tbsp Ranch Dressing Fat-Free Ranch Dressing 290 calories80 calories 31 g fat0 g fat 2 Tbsp Italian Dressing Fat-Free Italian Dressing 170 calories25 calories 17 g fat0 g fat

37 What Does This Mean? Switching from 2 Tbsp regular ranch dressing to 2 Tbsp fat-free Italian dressing saves you 265 calories Walking 1 hour at 4 mph, 8000 steps, burns 273 calories for a 150-lb person

38 Learn About Food Substitutes vs

39 What Does This Mean? Switching from regular soda to diet will save you about 150 calories/12-fl-oz can Walking 30 minutes at 4 mph (4000 steps) burns 136 calories for a 150-lb person

40 Is It True That Sugar Substitutes Are Bad?

41 Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) ADI: The US Food and Drug Administration says it is the amount that you can consume over a lifetime that will not result in injury, even after a lifetime of exposure

42 Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) (contd) NameExamplesADI/day ADI for a 150-lb Person (packets/day) Aspartame (blue packet) Equal ® 50 mg/kg body weight 97.4 packets/day Saccharin (pink packet) SweetN Low ® 15 mg/kg body weight 28.4 packets/day Sucralose (yellow packet) Splenda ® 5 mg/kg body weight 28.6 packets/day

43 No People Pleasing Eat only what you desire Do not eat as an obligation to others, even if they have cooked your favorite dish Make sure you make your own decisionsyou are the one who will have to live with the consequences Stand up for yourselfothers may actually respect you for it

44 Practice Assertiveness Skills Turn down certain extra helpings of food without feeling guilty

45 Learn to Eat Mindfully

46 Portion Distortion We do not need as much as we may think

47 Strive for a Healthy Plate One fourth plate protein One fourth plate grain One fruit One dairy One half plate nonstarch vegetables

48 Carry Food on a Napkin Which would you put more food on?

49 Eat Smaller Portions Allow yourself to taste what you want in smaller portions, so as not to feel deprived Avoid bingesonce you start to feel deprived, you may set yourself up for bingeing

50 Choose to Eat Healthy Ahead of Time Focus on fruits and vegetables Do not forget to eat breakfast Do not think: I already blew it. I might as well blow it more.

51 No Skipping Meals This will only result in a binge at mealtime and a spiral of guilt and hopelessness

52 Visualize Visualize yourself eating healthy prior to attending the holiday meal Walt Disney once said, If you can dream it, you can do it.

53 Stay Focused Know what you are doing Keep a journal

54 The Consequences of Nibbling Watch what you eat before or after the main meal For example, look at what was consumed at this graduation party: Regular soda pop150 calories0 g fat 23 almonds165 calories14 g fat Handful of chips (1 oz)155 calories10 g fat Handful of Chex ® mix140 calories4.5 g fat Regular soda pop150 calories0 g fat TOTAL760 calories28.5 g fat

55 Chew Slowly Take your time Allow yourself to taste your fooddifferent areas of the tongue have different taste buds Enjoy the flavor and texture of food Put your fork down between each bite

56 Mint-Flavored Gum And Mouthwash While preparing food, chew gum Instead of seconds, try some mouthwash first

57 Exercise Exercise more often or a bit longer and harder for a week prior to the holiday meal to compensate for the additional calories you may consume

58 No Guilt Attached Make a conscious effort to choose what you are eating without having guilt attached

59 Manage Your Emotions Have a plan for what you will do if strong emotions arise when faced with certain situations or family members

60 Eating Because of Emotion Lonely: Call, , or text a friend Do not make food a companion Bored: Find a hobby Understand that eating is not an extracurricular activity Sad: Write in a journal or talk with a friend Identify why you are sad Upset/frustrated: Identify the source Acknowledge that eating will not change feelings and frustration

61 Eating Because of Emotion (contd) Happy: Learn to celebrate without food Tired: Get some rest Caffeine overload will not replace sleep Stressed: Take 10 for yourself and find a relaxing activity Worried/anxious: Remind yourself that many things in life are beyond your control Use positive self-talk Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight. Benjamin Franklin

62 Stop Eating Stop eating when you are physically full Start learning how to recognize the difference Physical HungerEmotional Hunger

63 Take Time-Outs Take a time-out when you think things are getting out of control

64 Know the Truth Putting a couple of pounds on will not cause you to go back to square one You have already learned what is healthy No can take that away from you

65 After the Holidays Resume your lifestyle of balance and wellness just after the holiday has passed Change you thinking, if you need to Do not think, I already blew it, so I might as well blow some more.

66 Questions?

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