Moderation Key to Keeping Off Holiday Pounds

Scripps Dietitian Offers Advice for Avoiding Weight Gain

Scripps Health dietitian, Misha Biden, gives advice regarding eating in moderation, to keep off extra pounds during the holidays.

The holidays are a time for gathering together with family and friends, often while enjoying food and drinks. Scripps dietitian Misha Biden, R.D., was interviewed by U-T San Diego regarding proven methods to avoid packing on the holiday pounds.


“(Enjoying) one or two cookies and savoring each bite is fine, but don’t go overboard,” Biden said. “Stay on your normal, healthy meal plan 95 percent of the time, and the other 5 percent of the time, allow yourself to enjoy special holiday treats.”


Read the U-T San Diego interview Everything in moderation key to keeping off extra pounds

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