Most people regard the festive season as a time to unwind and relax. They eat and drink whatever they like and sometimes may unknowingly neglect taking care of their health.

Here are a few simple things that you can do to help you stay healthy during this time of year.

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Avoid overeating

We all think of food when it comes to the holiday season and many family get togethers are usually built around a mealtime. This can be a great way to socialise and catch up. But what happens when you overeat too often?

Overeating can lead to weight gain and many other health conditions that may arise from it. Try to maintain a balanced and healthy diet during the holiday season and remember that this applies to your choice of beverages as well. Treating yourself to certain foods, indulgences or extra portions are okay once in a while – just try not to overdo it!

While All4Women endeavours to ensure health articles are based on scientific research, health articles should not be considered as a replacement for professional medical advice. Should you have concerns related to this content, it is advised that you discuss them with your personal healthcare provider.

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