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Holiday party buffets are the stuff of nightmares for people who are working hard to stick to a healthful eating plan. But they don’t need to be! Here are five simple tricks to keep in mind as you head to your next holiday party. By following these simple tips from Guiding Stars Scientific Advisor, Kit Broihier, you won’t feel like you’ve overindulged or deprived yourself at the festivities!
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Prime Yourself with Protein
We've all heard the advice about not going to a party totally famished, but what exactly should you eat before setting out to the soiree? Short answer: protein. Why? Protein is filling and provides actual nourishment--a smart move before your faced with the dessert table. TRY THIS: sliced turkey breast rolled around a pickle, low-fat yogurt and a handful of nuts, a hard-boiled egg and a piece of low-fat string cheese (Photo: sxc.hu)