News

#jillzarinluxluncheon #prayforparis #wherearetheynow 10 news tampa 11 13th Annual Art For Life Gala 15% off 2001 25% off 9/11 @realgingerzarin a hamptons happening ABC accessories accessory project adam carolla Add new tag Adelaide Island Adelie Adrian Grenier adventura mall ahalife alex mccord allure ally zarin allyson shapiro allyson zarin amy winehouse Andy Cohen Anna Wintour Annette Goertz anniebrat Antarctic Circle Antarctica Anti-bullying AOL AOL Video appearance argentina art art basel art basel 2014 Art Basel Miami Beach parties art smith asylum international atlanta audra lowe audrra lowe avalanche avitan Avitan & Co Avoid Weight Gain ayda fields ‘Thanksgivukkah’ Barbara Brenseke Barnes & Noble baroque Basler Beautique restaurant beauty Bed Bath&Beyond bethenny Betsey Johnson better tv beyonce Billionaires Row birthday Birthday party Black Lace Skin Jewelry bling bloomberg bloomberg tv blossom bobby zarin bobby zrin boby zarin Boca Raton Body By Brazil bon-ton bon-ton stores Bootlegger 21 Vodka Borders boston boston proper Brad Boles bras Bravo bravo blog bravo tv Brei pie bridal wear brown brown university buddha buenos aires buffalo ny bullying cameron matheson cameron mathison cancer Cape Horn Carole Crist carolina amato carrie underwood Carson’s casa CBS New York CELEBrations celebrity baby scoop celebrity blogger celebrity page celebrity wife swap celebs talk about amy whinehouse chance tv channel 9 charity charity buzz Charlie Daniels Charlotte Free Chic to Chic Accessories chicago chinese chloe sevigny chris evert Chris Evert Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic christie brinkley Christie's Auctions christmas Christmas Presents cindy barshop cindy bressler City Furniture cityMANI cludia chan cnn co host collecting Columbia concert Constant Contact Constant Contact newsletter contest cooking blog corsets Cory Parr cosmo cosmopolitan Countess Luann Courtney Eaton Couture Candy Creenstone Cruising with Jill and Bobby Zarin Crystal Sound cyber monday cynthia bailey daily beauty reporter Dakota Johnson david burke David Needleman David Spade david tutera Daylight Savings time daytime tv decorating delta derek Z show Derma ProMedics design Diamonds dina lohan dinner partty disaster relief disater relief Ditlo dogs Domestic Violence dorinda medley Dorothy Cascerceri's Celebrity Corner douglas elliman Dr estella Dr. Cindy Bressler Dr. Lazzaro Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong drake passage dubai dylan vox earthquake ebay elie tahari Elizabeth Kobak Elizabeth Taylor enstarz Eppa Sangria eric red erica diamond Europe examiner Exclusive Resorts explore LI exploring Eyos Expeditions Fam Fameless fashion fashion blog Fashion Show fashion week fashions night out fathers day finale fine jewelry fitperez florida FN food network footwear news forbes forbes magazine fox Fox 4 fox business fox business news fox money fox new magazine fox news Fox News Latino freedom tower Frosae fundraiser funky monkey Furniture gaa gem magazine gem network Gem Shopping Network Gentoo George Hamilton Gerard Darel gerri willis gifts ginger zarin ginger zarinjetsetvets Gingerettes giveaway Glitterrings global warming Gloria Kamen gloris kamen GMA golden stella good afternoon america Good Morning America Governor Charlie Crist grand old opry GrandeLASH-MD Grandidier Channel great ideas greatchen carlson gretchen carlson guest blog guffington post habibi haite hamptons hamptons happening hannakuh HANUKKAH Hanukkah recipes happy mothers day harpo harrods haute secrets hauteliving.com heartbeat radio usa hebrew home helen mirren herroom HGTV hln Holiday Holidays holly robinson peete Home Decor Home Shopping home shopping network horror movie hots & misses HotSox housewives how to be a red head HSN huff post huff post live huffington post humpback whale hurricane sandy icon ilana angel Illinois imus in the foxlight in the know in the loop in touch in touch weekly In-SpireLS Magazine independent traveler infomercial inside edition instyle Interior Decorating intimates iron chef america itog ivillage Jane Velez-Mitchell janis joplin japan japanese JARS by Dani jd roberto jenna von oy jennifer nicole lee jersey jewelry jewish journal Jill Zarin Jill Zarin advice Jill Zarin Australia Jill Zarin Bedding Line jill zarin blog Jill Zarin book signings Jill zarin bravo blog Jill Zarin Fine Jewelry Jill Zarin Home Jill Zarin Jewelry jill zarin jewelry collection jill zarin jewelry giveaway jill zarin jewerly collection Jill zarin Ladies luncheon jill zarin lux lunch Jill Zarin Luxury Luncheon Jill Zarin playlist jill zarin Real Housewives jill zarin reunion necklace jill zarin speaker jillzarin.com jillzarin15 jim morrison jimi hendrix Jimmy Kimmel jimmy kimmel live john johnson joke Jonathon Adler Jose Cuervo Teagarita Josh Cellars josh elliott joy behar Judea Pearl julie chen jwoww kanye west kate hudson katie holmes katmandu keeping it real Kelly bensimon kelly rutherford kelsey on the house Kendall Jenner Kerry WAshington Kim KArdashian kosher kris jenner ktla ktla 5 Kyle Owens l.a. talk radio la fashion Magazie La Palm Product lace ladies home journal ladies lounge lady gaga Lady Sheila Stable Two lara spencer Latino latkes laughing buddha ring Laura & Aline Lauren Cecchi New York Le bébé Coo lea remini leah rimini leggings Lehi Earthly Creations Lemaire Channel lindsay lohan lingerie Lisa Vanderpump Lisa wexler Lombard london long island express lord & taylor Lord and Taylor Lord&Taylor los angeles Lower-East Side luann de lessops Lux Luxe lunch luxury Luxury Ladies Luncheon Luxury Listings NYC LX New York macys make under mandarin oriental hotel manhattan Marc Cain marc j leder marc leder maria guzzo mariah carey marie claire martino cartier marvin marysol patton Matt Bomer Matzo Brei Pie maybelline mayo clinic mba meet jill zarin Meet&Greet Melissa Francis melissa gorga mercedes-benz met gala Metropolitan Opera miami Millennium Magazine Millionaire Matchmaker minnie rose miss america modell mom hour money with melissa montreal Mophie morning news Morocco mothers day Mt Everest My Favorite Place NASDAQ nashville Nate Berkus Show national geographic National Geographic Orion national gepgraphic Nature’s Bounty Optimal Solutions nbc nbc4 nbc4 new york Neko Harbor nene leakes Nepal never forget New Jersey New Jersey Jewish News new years day new york new york city new york post newday news 12 long island newsletter nick cannon Nicole Gibbons Night of the Wild Nina Davuluri ny daily news nyc nyfd nypd obamacare ok magazine Olympics omega dog open house open house tv open sky oprah oprah winfrey OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK Organic Gemini Guarana Energy oscar blandi own own tv owntv panel parade paris parties passover patti stanger P’Trique peace love world penguins peolpe magazine people people magazine perez hilton Petermann Island Photography pix 11 pix11news playoff poise polo Port Lockroy positive thoughts powerpuff girls prayers for boston probate judge promo promotion protest protravel international qvc qvc uk rachal ray Radar online raffle rafflecopter raising america Rakuten rakuten shopping ralph lauren Ramona singer real housewives Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills Real Housewives Of New York real housewives of new york city Real Housewives Of New York city reunion real housewives of nyc real housewives on nyc real housewives tour reality bites reality television symposium reality tv recipe recipes red cross red head reunion reunion part 1 RHNY rhnyc rhony RHONYC rick springfield Ridley Rihanna ring rings riverdale rob morrow rob shuter Robbie Williams rolling stone magazine rumor fix runway russell simmons rutgers rutgers rutger university ryan seacrest saks Salange Knowles sale sample sales SANDY sara gilbert sara gore sarah gore sarah jessica parker savvyauntie SC scfy scfy network science fiction scotty mullen seals secrets of a jewish mother september 11 shackleton Shanah Tovah shape magazine shapers shapewear sharon osborne Sharon Osbourne Sheila Rosenblum showbiz tonight Simorra Sita Murt skin care Skweez Skweez Couture skweez couture by jill zarin skwez couture sky Slouch Socks snooki sofitel sol kamen soledad o'brien somme institute sonja morgan speaker spring cleaning st tropaz Stamford Advocate star jones Stemage Skin Care LLC steven tyler streit's streit's matzos streits matzo style style report style solutions stylelist Sukanya Krishnan summer-issue soirée superstorm Suttons & Robertsons SWASH syfy syfytv Tampa tanks telemundo TenGems tennis terry fator thanksgiving The adam carolla show the asylum The bachelorette the beauty bean The Carlyle Catering Group The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas The Couch The Death of Klinghoffer the derek z show The Drake Passage The Improper Bostonian the insider The Millionaire Matchmaker the morning blend The Real Housewives Of New York City The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation The Talk The trend The View the village people the willis report The World thr thyroid cancer Thyroid Cancer research tiffanys tights tivo tmz Todd English towers toy store travel travel tips Trendevous Fall Fashion Show tristian mays TrueFacet trutv tsunami tuesday Typhoon Haiyan Uber Beauty UK university update Upper East Side us open USA usa today Ushuaia vanderbilt vera wang village people virgin america von maur vote Wall Street Journal watch what happens Watches waxman cancer wciu webinar Weight Gain wembley wendy kreloff wendy williams wendy williams show WENDY's Sale Event at Isabella Showroom westport ct Westport/Weston Judicial District wetv wgn WGN Morning News whales where are they now White Collar win windsor castle Wine Dine&Design womans clothes women on the fence women's wear daily world trade center WPIX WPIX Morning SHow wwatch what happens live wwd WWHL Xerox xo jane you & Me this morning you got it zang toi zappos zarin Zarin Fabrics zarin family trust zendaya
Ten Ways to Avoid Weight Gain During The Holidays
December 13, 2011

Ten Ways to Avoid Weight Gain During The Holidays

Here are some great tips sent to me by Barbara Brenseke that I want to share with you! Ten Ways to Avoid Weight Gain During The Holidays Americans typically gain 3 - 5 pounds or more during the winter holiday season. From the feasts of Thanksgiving, Chanukah, and Christmas right through to the last drop of champagne at New Years, healthy, sensible eating habits are forgotten. Exercise routines are often disrupted with friends and family visits and travel. Here are 10 tips on how to avoid weight gain during the holidays: 1. Eat before the party. Grab a 100- to 200-calorie snack containing carbohydrates, protein, and a little bit of fat-a low-fat Greek yogurt with fruit slices or a banana smeared with peanut butter. This will take the edge off your hunger so you won't be as likely to grab everything that smells and looks good. 2. Have one truly sinful treat. You can indulge and maintain your weight if you stick with a small portion of fudge, eggnog, pigs-in-a-blanket. . Then, stick with nutrient-dense, low-calorie foods like vegetable slices for the rest of the night. Pick something that's really worth the calories and taste the food savoring every bite. 3. Account for what you eat. Keeping a food diary is the single best way to keep the pounds off. At the very least, do a mental rundown once or twice a day. Cocktail parties, in particular, lend themselves to mindless eating. 4. Stop tasting the cake batter and cookie dough! Bake to your heart's desire, but avoid licking the spoon. Those little tastings can cost you 300 calories a pop. 5. Ban the pretty dishes of cookies from your counter. I know it's the holidays and they look so festive, but bring them out only for dessert or freeze them for future guests. 6. Avoid getting tipsy. Besides the calories in those glasses of bubbly, alcohol lowers your inhibitions. Then you're more likely to throw caution to the wind (along with your mental food diary). 7. Stay active, but don't use it as an excuse to eat double portions. The "I ran an extra mile so I can have an extra piece of pie" reasoning often results in added weight gain. That's because most of us overestimate how many calories we burn and underestimate how many we consume. Getting in your regular workouts will help compensate for those small holiday nibbles you just can't pass up. 8. Don't beat yourself up over one overindulgence. It's nearly impossible to put on a substantial amount of weight from, let's say, the turkey dinner with all the trimmings. After all, you'd have to consume an extra 3,500 calories to put on a pound. (If your scale edges up a pound or two after a meal, it's likely due to water retention from eating extra carbohydrates or sodium.) So if you know you overdid it on Thanksgiving, cut yourself some slack and don't use it an excuse to throw in the towel. 9. Don't skip meals. Eating every four hours throughout the day will keep your metabolism revved up, Contrary to what you might think, skipping meals doesn't save you calories over the long haul because by the time you sit down to eat, you're ravenous, which makes binging hard to avoid. What's worse, your body, in starvation mode, may more readily store the calories you consume as fat instead of burning them. 10. Gab and gab some more. Focusing on socializing with family and friends will help keep you away from the buffet table. While food is certainly a great sideshow during this time of year, the main event should be celebrating relationships. Barbara Brenseke is the owner of Train For the Game in Bellmore. She is a strength and conditioning coach who works with athletes of all ages. She can be reached by e-mail at Barbara@tftgli.com

Read more