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Thanksgiving Made Thinner

One of the biggest stressors ominously hanging over Thanksgiving like a heavy cloud is the 3,500 calorie meal. Many of us are worried about gaining weight and undoing all the hard work required for our dietary success. We fear that the meal will unleash a host of dietary demons as we revert to our old eating habits. Ironically, a roast turkey is hailed by dieticians as a healthy source of lean protein, the white meat of the turkey without skin that is. So whatís all the fuss about?

Itís that family gathering, with all the dishes slathered in butter, oil, mega carbs and no one leaving the table for hours. Furthermore, many of us skip breakfast in anticipation of the big meal and thatís a big mistake.

So donít gobble, gobble, instead nibble, nibble. Here are some tips for a guilt-free and healthy Thanksgiving Dinner:
Debbie Mandel, MA is the author of Turn On Your Inner Light: Fitness for Body, Mind and Soul, a stress-reduction specialist, motivational speaker, and a personal trainer. She is the host of the weekly Turn On Your Inner Light Show on WGBB 1240AM in New York City , produces a weekly wellness newsletter, and has been featured on radio/ TV and print media. To learn more visit: www.turnonyourinnerlight.com

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