Cheesecake, hard candy and cherry pie. Oh, my! Okay, surfing through the Thanksgiving holidays proves to be trying but successful. Now, the next wave of challenges awaits us—Christmas parties, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve parties and the all-encompassing fog of New Year’s Day and the ensuing sports stupor. Unfortunately, eating provides an easy, feel-good solution for boredom and holiday head. So, how can you manage the feeding free fall and the emotions that often drive more eating?
I asked Amy Goodson, the sports dietitian for the Dallas
Cowboys and Texas Rangers, to join us and share her insights.