‘holiday weight gain’

Home for the Holidays? Eek!

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

On this eve before the eve before Halloween, the internet is buzzing with tips for managing all those scary treats.  We've talked about that on Halloweens past…and Thanksgivings past…and Christmases/Hanukkahs past…well, I could go on. It's good to see, however, that so many people are recognizing that it's not what we do on special occasions that counts as much as […] Read more »

How to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain: Feeding Children

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

And now for the third question posed to me last week at the Mompreneur Twitter party. Q3:  I’m concerned about my children stuffing themselves with so many holiday sweets, they won’t eat the healthy meals I prepare.  Any tips? Children are great regulators of their eating if we set up their environment to support them.  I’ll tweet a few important […] Read more »

Santa takes the bait

How to Avoid Weight Gain during the Holidays, Q2

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Continuing on yesterday’s theme, here’s the second question that was posed to me during the Mompreneurs Twitter party last week. Q2:  I can’t resist Christmas cookies and eggnog.  If I indulge, how can I make up for it? First, stop thinking u have to make up for it. Our bodies are resilient. They adjust naturally to over- or undereating if […] Read more »


How to Avoid Weight Gain during the Holidays

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

I was pleased to be a part of a Twitter party last week on the website Mompreneurs Online. The party was all about the holidays — shopping, crafts, even make-up tips from Avon.  I was there to provide advice about  making it through the holidays without gaining a lot of weight. A topic that’s on the minds of too many […] Read more »

Does just the thought of holiday riches make you worry?

Preventing Holiday Weight Gain: 10 Tips to Guarantee Holiday Weight Gain

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

The annual holiday food fight is about to begin. You know, the one where conflicted women nationwide (even worldwide) face down rich-food eating traditions. This year, to help women understand what doesn’t work when it comes to happy holidays, we thought we give you some sure-fire tips to take the guesswork out of gaining those holiday pounds.  We counter them […] Read more »