Now that it is January, we have made it through one more year of the “holiday season”.
Holiday feasts are just one example of how we celebrate in a very food focused way.
Although, it's not just the amount of delicious food available, it is also the people, the decorations, and the ambiance. There are so many factors that come into play over the holidays and it is way too easy (and common) for many people to indulge on these types of days.
That is why it is so common to hear New Year Resolutions set around food, nutrition, and “dieting”. Most are wanting to eat healthier after the not so healthy holiday feasts and celebrations.
Although, just because it's January doesn't mean these temptations will disappear. Before we know it we have Valentine's Day. Then followed by Passover, Easter, and Memorial Day weekend. During the summer season we have the 4th of July and often vacations/traveling. Followed up by Labor Day Weekend, then Halloween... and well, we are right back to the "holiday season". So it never really ends.
But let’s be honest here, it isn’t just the holidays that we might find ourselves over indulging.
Sometimes we overeat on regular days. Or