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Staying Healthy During the Holidays

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Staying Healthy During the Holidays

The holiday season poses challenges to healthy living, as revealed by a survey from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Two-thirds of respondents admit to overindulging in food, 45% take a break from exercise, and over half feel fatigued with limited personal time. Additionally, a third confess to increased alcohol consumption. Dr. Barbara Bawer emphasizes the difficulty of maintaining healthy habits amid holiday activities and advises sticking to a routine. Her suggestions include planning meals, maintaining exercise schedules, prioritizing adequate sleep, and practicing moderation with alcohol. Bawer underscores the importance of saying no when necessary and advocates for small, consistent changes for overall health goals.

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The ideas expressed here are solely the opinions of the author and are not researched or verified by AGEIST LLC, or anyone associated with AGEIST LLC. This material should not be construed as medical advice or recommendation, it is for informational use only. We encourage all readers to discuss with your qualified practitioners the relevance of the application of any of these ideas to your life. The recommendations contained herein are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. You should always consult your physician or other qualified health provider before starting any new treatment or stopping any treatment that has been prescribed for you by your physician or other qualified health provider. Please call your doctor or 911 immediately if you think you may have a medical or psychiatric emergency.

Taylor Marks is a certified holistic health coach and professionally trained chef from The Institute of Culinary Education. Her passions include the latest research in health science, culinary arts, holistic wellness, and guiding others towards feeling their best.
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