Be Mindful: Avoid Gaining those extra pounds at Christmas

Over the Christmas period, we are surrounded with rich, tempting food, endless boxes of biscuits and chocolates and more alcohol than usual.  As a result, we can gain up to 1.5 kilos without even noticing! This additional weight that can be difficult to lose again in the New Year.

Being mindful about our food choices, sticking to healthy routines and remembering to fit in regular exercise can help to maintain balance and guard against over-indulgence. Nutrition Australia has some useful tips for beating the “Christmas bulge” – click here for more details

Maeve Halpin

Counselling Psychologist


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