The average American gains 7 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. How can we avoid this, control our eating and keep our weight down over the holidays? Dr. Kantor shares some of his easiest tips with WTFL Radio. Most important he says is that we have to have a plan. We need an idea of what our goals are for the holiday season, for example to avoid gaining weight or to continue exercising. The holidays throw off our schedules, but it is important to sneak a workout in somewhere. If you don’t normally work out, buy a pedometer and try to walk 10,000 steps per day. This will ease stress and help keep your metabolism up. It is also very important that you don’t starve yourself before a party. Eat healthy balanced meals throughout the day so that you don’t majorly overindulge when you do get to the party.
They also discuss Dr. Kantor’s book, What Matters, which focuses on health and health care related issues. Dr. Kantor says we need to solve the health care crisis ourselves by living a healthy lifestyle, and not depend on the government to do it for us. He also has a new children’s book, The Green Box League of Nutritious Justice, which should be released soon. This interactive book is for children and their families and contains comics, exercises that they can do together, healthy recipes, descriptions of healthy foods, and articles on healthy living topics like the dangers of salt and sugar.
Be sure and order your copy of Dr. Kantor’s highly praised new book What Matters: Leadership Values that Just Might Save America. Proceeds from sales benefit the American Diabetes Foundation, the All-Natural Food Council of North America, the Natural Products Association.