The holiday season is upon us, and with it all the wonderful, rich food and drink temptations that threaten to steer us off our intended course of diet or at least moderation.  Being health-conscious doesn’t necessarily mean that you can’t enjoy the holiday season and have a little bit of what you fancy. It simply means that you should continue to be vigilant and be prepared for the festivities.

Weight Watchers has reported that the average American gains around 7-10 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. That’s over a pound per week.  However, the holidays don’t have to mean weight gain. The holiday battle of the bulge can be won!l610272507

So, how to steer a safe course while still enjoying those holiday meals and parties? The following article contains 12 tips to help you eat healthy for the holiday season and beyond.