Archive for healthy holidays

Easter Not About Sugar – Shelbyville Times

Shelbyville Times –  “Easter, except for Halloween, is the biggest holiday of the year for candy,” said Keith Kantor, a nutritionist and co-author of the children’s book “The Green Box League of Nutritious Justice.” That can be a bad thing — especially since Easter-themed events may stretch out over a…

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RECIPES: Healthy Easter Treats and Dinner Ideas – Charlotte Parent Magazine

Easter can be compared to Halloween in terms of sugary treats that get collected from egg hunts, baskets, school parties, and Easter family gatherings.  Try not to deprive your child of Easter treats, keep moderation and modification in mind.  Moderation meaning they can have a controlled portion of candy on…

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Say No to Extra Pounds for the Holidays! – WGTS Radio

American’s gain about 5-7 pounds during the holidays. It can be prevented with these tips that Dr. Kantor shard with WGTS Radio. We gain weight during the holidays because we change our routines and eat different foods. The biggest thing we need to do is to enjoy the holidays, but…

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Tricks of the Trade for a Healthy Holiday Season – Jazzy 88 Radio

It ‘s that time of year when most of us eat too much and get too little exercise.  With a little bit of planning and motivation though, this year can be different! Avoid the holiday weight gain and eventual weight creep with these tips that Dr. Kantor recently shared with…

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Healthy Holiday Baking Tips and Recipes – Bakers Journal

The holidays are a wonderful time of year to bake your favorite treats to give and to enjoy.  Traditional baking contains unhealthy processed ingredients like margarine, granulated sugar, and refined flour to name a few. Replacing those ingredients with all natural ingredients is the best way to start.  Instead of…

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Healthy Tips for the Holidays! – Living Better Ideas

Living Better Ideas – Starting this week, the holidays will be in full swing. This means a frantic time for millions of Americans with shopping, travel, holiday parties, and family get-togethers. It is also a time in which most Americans gain weight that is called holiday weight creep. The average…

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Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes – Fitness Republic

How much impact does Thanksgiving have on holiday weight gain? The actual Thanksgiving meal itself does not promote exceptional weight gain, you may put on 1-2 pounds.  The 1-2 pounds will go away fairly quickly if healthy eating and regular exercise is resumed.  What does promote weight gain is all…

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Stay Fit and Healthy This Holiday Season – South Asian Woman Magazine

Staying fit during the holidays can be a challenge due to excessive amounts of rich foods and an overbooked schedule full of parties, not allowing too much extra time to exercise.  We can avoid the holiday weight creep by staying active and being mindful with our nutrition. Most of those…

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Healthy Easter Treats for Kids – Tulsa World

Easter can be compared to Halloween in terms of sugary treats that get collected from egg hunts, baskets, school parties, and Easter family gatherings.  Try not to deprive your child of Easter treats, keep moderation and modification in mind.  Moderation meaning they can have a controlled portion of candy on…

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12 Days of Healthy Tips for the Holidays – Real World Weight Loss

Realworldweightloss.com is featuring a 12 days of fitness program on fitness and nutrition and I was thrilled to be asked to contribute healthy holiday eating tips.  Other big names in health and fitness like Jillian Michaels and Brett Hoebel of The Biggest Loser, Ryan Halvorson, associate editor for the IDEA…

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