A Nutritionist Shares Her Best Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holidays

Allie Flinn


TBH, staying healthy during the holidays sounds like a bit of an oxymoron. It seems like the second the season hits, there's a constant influx of cookies, cakes, mashed potatoes, and wine, and it's enough to make even the most diligent healthy eater give in to temptation. "Indulging a little is A-OK. It's when it happens often where the trouble begins," Daily Harvest’s nutritionist, Amy Shapiro, MS, RD, CDN, says. That is, a month of subsisting on predominantly refined carbs and champagne is not good and can derail all the hard work you've put in the rest of the year.

"With parties, family dinners, leftovers, office treats, holiday gifts, there is food everywhere and usually not the healthy kind. At some point, people just say, 'I'll start January 1,' and start picking and enjoying whatever is around. Simply put, it’s too much, too often," Shapiro says. But it doesn't have to be this way. Here, she gives us her healthy holiday tips. 

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