Christmas Containers and Portion Control over the Holidays!

Everyone is looking forward to the holidays, where treats and dessert are abundant. One of the most enjoyable parts of the holidays are eating food with friends and family and drinking merrily. Unfortunately, the holidays are usually filled with eating treats that are high in fat and calories and this can lead to a lot of weight gain which may be destroying your health efforts if you are not careful.

Therefore, we highly recommend investing in some portion control containers to help monitor your weight loss over the holidays.  One of the most popular fitness and health programs of 2015 is called the 21 day fix and this weight loss program combines both diet plan and exercise to help you lose weight.  The key component of the program is the 21 day fix color containers which you use to track how many calories you are consuming each day.  Depending on your caloric and weight loss goals, you’ll be stuck in some sort of calorie bracket which may be able to help you lose up to 2 pounds a week if you track the calories accordingly.

Each container stands for a different food group. Yellow is for carbohydrates and can be filled with a different foods like oatmeal, brown rice, and so forth.  This diet is pretty cool because you don’t need to count calories one by one and look at the labels of each and every food item you are eating. Rather, you just order some containers that are designed for this program and eat according to a calorie bracket to make sure you don’t overeat throughout the day.

I also think you need to be enjoying the holidays and indulge a bit so you don’t feel ripped off during the holidays.  If you are going to eat junk food or fast food at least one time a year, you might as well eat as you like during holidays because the rest of the year you will be worrying about losing weight and calorie intake. The containers are also a fun way to track your dietary intake and makes it easy for quick breakfasts or lunches to grab on the go.  You can use the original containers which are different colors according to the food group. Usually you will be eating more purple and green containers which stand for fruits and vegetables.  If you are planning your meals in advance, you’ll be eating a lot of fruits like pears, apples and other fruits that are healthy for you but low in sugar. You simply need to cut the fruits in advance and store them in the containers for later use.

 

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