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20 Ways to Beat Post-Holiday Weight Gain

Reader's Digest Logo By Reader's Digest Editors of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 20: People often mistake thirst for hunger, so next time you feel like noshing, reach for water first. (You may mistake these other things for hunger, too.) Drinking also helps you feel full. Some experts suggest sipping water (or iced tea) just before you sit down to a meal. Continue drinking as you eat to add volume and weight to your meal.

Drink water

Guilty of overeating during the holidays? Here are 20 simple ways to beat weight gain.

People often mistake thirst for hunger, so next time you feel like noshing, reach for water first. Drinking also helps you feel full. Some experts suggest sipping water (or iced tea) just before you sit down to a meal. Continue drinking as you eat to add volume and weight to your meal.
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