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Your Thanksgiving Recovery Plan

The Active Times Logo By Jordi Lippe-McGraw of The Active Times | Slide 1 of 15: Thanksgiving dinner is something some of us dream about all year long. It’s filled with delicious dishes like stuffing, pumpkin pie and, of course, turkey. The problem is that we tend to eat a little too much of those holiday favorites, leaving us feeling stuffed. Not to mention, it’s easy to pack on some extra weight this time of year — Americans can consume more than 4,500 calories at a Thanksgiving dinner.But there are ways to avoid that dreaded bloated feeling and not totally ruin a healthy lifestyle. How? We consulted several dietitians and a certified holistic health coach to find out what to do on Thanksgiving Day (and the day after) to help you feel your best. Here are their top tips for surviving Turkey Day while still enjoying it.

Your Thanksgiving recovery plan

Thanksgiving dinner is something some of us dream about all year long. It’s filled with delicious dishes like stuffing, pumpkin pie and, of course, turkey. The problem is that we tend to eat a little too much of those holiday favorites, leaving us feeling stuffed. Not to mention, it’s easy to pack on some extra weight this time of year — Americans can consume more than 4,500 calories at a Thanksgiving dinner.

But there are ways to avoid that dreaded bloated feeling and not totally ruin a healthy lifestyle. How? We consulted several dietitians and a certified holistic health coach to find out what to do on Thanksgiving Day (and the day after) to help you feel your best. Here are their top tips for surviving Turkey Day while still enjoying it.

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