Dietician offers holiday eating tips

Santa may be overweight, but according to one dietician, he doesn?t have to be. Studies show most Americans gain up to five pounds during the holiday season, but nutritionist Miriam Pappo has a game

News 12 Staff

Dec 24, 2008, 12:20 AM

Updated 5,633 days ago

Share:

Dietician offers holiday eating tips
Santa may be overweight, but according to one dietician, he doesn?t have to be.
Studies show most Americans gain up to five pounds during the holiday season, but nutritionist Miriam Pappo has a game plan for those over-eaters.
Her plan relies heavily on taking small portions of the treats and larger portions of healthier foods. Using a smaller plate is helpful when it comes to desserts.
Experts say people should not go to holiday parties on an empty stomach, remember to exercise regularly and not to be too hard on yourself during celebrations.


More from News 12
NYPD: Man, woman fatally shot inside a Midwood apartment building

NYPD: Man, woman fatally shot inside a Midwood apartment building

2:31
Storm Watch: Severe storms possible with heavy rain, strong wind and hail across New York City

Storm Watch: Severe storms possible with heavy rain, strong wind and hail across New York City

1:28
157th Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade kicks off today

157th Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade kicks off today

0:43
Police: Millions of dollars’ worth of marijuana found in downtown Brooklyn warehouse

Police: Millions of dollars’ worth of marijuana found in downtown Brooklyn warehouse

0:24
Bruce Springsteen postpones 2 more shows due to vocal issues

Bruce Springsteen postpones 2 more shows due to vocal issues

1:34
NYPD: Knife-wielding man who charged at officers fatally shot in Bushwick

NYPD: Knife-wielding man who charged at officers fatally shot in Bushwick

2:09
Kane In Your Corner: What to do if you’ve been a victim of identity theft

Kane In Your Corner: What to do if you’ve been a victim of identity theft

1:34
NYPD: Armed man struck by unmarked police vehicle in Brownsville

NYPD: Armed man struck by unmarked police vehicle in Brownsville

Guide: 2024 Memorial Day Parades in New York City

Guide: 2024 Memorial Day Parades in New York City

Wennberg scores in OT, Rangers top Panthers 5-4 to take lead in East finals

Wennberg scores in OT, Rangers top Panthers 5-4 to take lead in East finals

0:27
FDNY: Woman faces murder, arson charges following deadly Bed-Stuy building fire

FDNY: Woman faces murder, arson charges following deadly Bed-Stuy building fire

1:34
Crown Heights double dutch team heads to world championships next month

Crown Heights double dutch team heads to world championships next month

1:58
Mayor’s office: Burglars arrested, massive illegal cannabis distributor busted in Brooklyn

Mayor’s office: Burglars arrested, massive illegal cannabis distributor busted in Brooklyn

1:58
Loved ones say goodbye to 88-year-old grandmother killed in East Flatbush fire

Loved ones say goodbye to 88-year-old grandmother killed in East Flatbush fire

1:55
Prospect Park Zoo, damaged by Tropical Storm Ophelia, reopens after 240 days

Prospect Park Zoo, damaged by Tropical Storm Ophelia, reopens after 240 days

1:32
Bronx Fashion Week premieres Decade of Dreams at Baychester show

Bronx Fashion Week premieres Decade of Dreams at Baychester show

2:08
Blood test that detects colon cancer close to receiving FDA approval

Blood test that detects colon cancer close to receiving FDA approval

0:34
NYPD: 1 killed, 1 injured following double shooting in Williamsburg

NYPD: 1 killed, 1 injured following double shooting in Williamsburg

1:19
Bronx Historical Society offers Mott Haven walking tour, screening of ‘Up Jump The Boogie’

Bronx Historical Society offers Mott Haven walking tour, screening of ‘Up Jump The Boogie’

1:55
Authorities: 17-year-old arrested for bringing semi-automatic gun to high school in Brooklyn

Authorities: 17-year-old arrested for bringing semi-automatic gun to high school in Brooklyn