It’s December and we’re facing very delicious temptations everywhere: the colleague brings home-made cookies, we are invited to so many Christmas parties we lost count and we are preparing the shopping list for our own Christmas feast…
Let’s face it- there is no way to escape this and why would we? Eating and drinking is a highly social activity, it’s just beautiful to share great food and a nice bottle of wine with friends.
But there are a couple of strategies which can help to at least reduce the impact of the festive season:
- Stay hydrated- drink water (at least 2 litres per day) during the day, before and after the party. It helps flushing out toxins.
- Brush your teeth during the day- it sounds funny but you are more likely to refuse something sweet when you have just brushed your teeth with a minty toothpaste.
- Don’t skip meals before a party-