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Five tips to beat the holiday bulge

Holiday parties, drinks and treats can add up over the holidays.

In this edition of Healthy U Tips, University of Colorado Health obesity prevention specialist Jessica Hinterberg takes you through five tips to avoid adding extra pounds during the holiday season.

Go to for a copy of the Holiday Recipe Substitutions guide produced by LiveWell.

For more about the Healthy U Tips video series or links to other episodes, go to the main Healthy U Tips page. 


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10 tips for healthy holidays

The average American gains at least two pounds during the holiday season (from Thanksgiving to the New Year) and then never loses it. Over time, those extra pounds can really add up. Here are 10 tips for healthy holidays from LiveWell.

Holiday safety for kids

From Christmas trees and ornaments to candles and lights, there are a number of precautions parents should take to keep their children safe during the holidays. Here are some safety tips from Safe Kids Larimer County.

Quiz: What do you know about holiday sweets and treats?

If you want to eat healthy this holiday season, is it necessary to cut out all those tempting treats and snacks? Take this quiz to find out.

Help for the holiday blues

The holidays can be a stressful time. These pressures can lead to the phenomenon known as holiday depression or the holiday blues. Here's what you can do to ease the blues.



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