The holiday season means a lot of things to a lot of people, but the one thing everyone seems to have in common is that holiday-time is eating time!

There are a number of special occasions that usually involve a meal that could feed an army, and there are also all the other social dinner parties to add to the mix. Put that together and you have a recipe for guaranteed weight gain.

So how do you counteract this? Here are some ideas.

The simplest one – fast

The day after a giant meal is a very good day to have an eighteen to twenty-four hour fast. This means that if you had a huge dinner on Tuesday, then you would simply not eat until dinner-time on Wednesday.

Apart from being a really easy idea to understand and execute (once you’ve been convinced that you actually can survive a day with no food), it’s actually really good for you. Google “intermittent fasting” or read the article below. This is the easiest way to make a big meal into something that has very little effect on your weight.

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