5 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season So long, hangovers, tummy troubles and other holiday-season woes. Use ALL YOU's 5 tips to feel fabulous after all the fun .
You want to raise a glass (or two) at cocktail parties:
• Before you hit the bar, eat a filling meal that's rich in fiber, carbohydrates and healthy fats, like those in avocados and nuts, to help slow the body's absorption of alcohol. Continue to nibble as you drink. Stick to clear or light-colored beverages rather than dark ones because they container smaller amounts on congeners, chemicals that can leave you with a raging headache. Stick to one cocktail per hour to give your body time to break down the alcohol; alternate each drink with a glass of water to combat alcohol's dehydrating effect.
You want to go the distance to see friends and relatives:
• Avoid general crankiness and travel stress by getting a good night's sleep beforehand. You're bound to come in contact with germyRead More »from 5 Tips for Staying Healthy This Holiday Season