Dropping extra pounds can be tough enough. Add frigid temps and extra merrymaking to the task and it can feel even more challenging. But don’t let the dog days of winter derail your diet. Committing to a program like Nutrisystem can keep you on track with your weight loss goals. We’ve rounded up 10 simple, Nutrisystem-approved tips to help you lose weight this December.
Here are 10 tips to help you drop pounds this December:
1. Ease up on coffee concoctions.
If you take a look at the average seasonal latte from a popular coffeehouse, a large size topped with whipped cream can contain almost 500 calories and high amounts of sugar. As much as you enjoy a hot coffee on a cool morning, those fancy brews and other sugar-sweetened beverages (like sodas and flavored fruit drinks) are no good for your waistline.
Research published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that regularly consuming sugar-sweetened drinks is linked to weight gain and obesity. Unsweetened tea and coffee are your healthiest options. If you like some extra flavor, add a dash of cinnamon or pumpkin spice to plain coffee, stick to skim (not whole milk) and skip the whipped cream.
2. Befriend your food processor and spiralizer.
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