Thanksgiving tip # 8: Don’t bust your belly! ECU experts summarize tips for a healthier holiday

Thanksgiving and the holidays are notorious for rich foods and overeating.  There are ways to enjoy yourself while being mindful of your health.

In case you missed it, here are seven smart meal tips and healthy recipes to make your holiday healthier with tips from ECU health expert.

·         Thanksgiving Meal Tip #1 – Make a pumpkin pie

·         Thanksgiving Meal Tip #2 – Serve appetizers

·         Thanksgiving Meal Tip #3 – Eat for your teeth

·         Thanksgiving Meal Tip #4 – Start a new holiday tradition and walk

·         Thanksgiving Meal Tip #5 – Serve super spuds

·         Thanksgiving tip #6 – The main event: Keep the turkey trim

·         Thanksgiving tip #7 –  Lighten up with stuffing that won’t over-stuff

We want to help you make better choices today and yearround. We all benefit from a healthier North Carolina.

Hopefully you’ve found this information valuable. Even if you don’t heed these tips today, we’re confident your meal is already far healthier than this: chocolate and sprinkle-covered turkey.