With turkey roasting in the oven, latkes sizzling in a skillet, and no shortage of holiday cookies, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas may seem like they’re all about food. And while the focus on holidays should be about celebrating with loved ones, there’s no denying that food tends to take center stage.
With so many indulgences in such a short amount of time, it’s easy to overdo it and feel like crap the next morning. If you fill your plate with stuffing, reach for a second piece of pumpkin pie, or have one too many cups of eggnog, you’ll probably end up with a food hangover the next morning. Instead of having a “screw it” attitude and binge-eating on holiday junk food until after New Year’s Day, here’s how to get right back on track the next day.
We tapped registered dietitians who shared tips to bounce back from your holiday food hangover. You should definitely enjoy the holidays and indulge in all the treats of the season you only get this time of year. But if you’re regretting your life choices the next day, here’s how to rebound and start feeling better, ASAP. Scroll through to see some of their expert advice.