Dieting? Go Ahead and Enjoy a Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner
If your weight is threatening your heart health, navigating Thanksgiving dinner can be tricky. We offer some simple tricks for enjoying your favorite foods without overeating.

Dieting? Go Ahead and Enjoy a Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner

With a little planning, you can leave the table satisfied without gaining weight.

If you don't want to be seduced by the dessert table, try one of these approaches:
- Take one bite (not one slice) of every dessert you like, so you won't feeldeprived.
- If you can't resist a piece of pie, take one, but pass up the stuffing, rolls andpotatoes.
- Walk around the block instead of eating dessert. Your desire for it will fade, ifyou wait long enough.
- Offer to clean up the dishes instead of eating dessert. By the time you are done, most desserts will be gone, and the remainder will look messy and unappetizing.

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