We all want to be healthy, but the hardest part can be figuring out how or where to start. Start with portion control. Instead of focusing on counting calories, portion control is a more realistic approach to regulating your food intake as you eat in moderation. Plus, you can still eat some of your favorite foods, but again, in moderation.
Stephanie is a web/print designer at The Gazette and the design director of Colorado Politics. She has been a nationally certified fitness professional since 2009.
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With all the extra delicious sweets and other goodies that surrounds us and tempts us to overeat, is it possible to avoid gaining unwanted weight during the last few months of the year? The short answer is, yes. But it will require a little extra will power and determination.
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