Decoding Diet Trends for Healthy Holiday Eating

Here we go – it’s just about that time. T-minus one day and counting until Thanksgiving, the day you eat yourself into a coma and retire on the couch to watch football. This starts the season of parties, open houses, cookie exchanges and the like. How to keep the pounds off?

Fad diets are definitely not the answer, according to Shape magazine Editor-at-Large Bahar Takhtehchian. In this interview with Family First’s Marijo Tinlin, she reveals her secrets to help us keep those pounds off in this difficult time of year for a diet.

Hear about her ideas to prevent overeating at a buffet and her options for gluten-free foods that help you from feeling bloated or sick if you are wheat-sensitive. She also gives great snack ideas that are healthy and still filling.

Marijo Tinlin is the author of “How to Raise an American Patriot, Making it Okay for Our Kids to Be Proud to Be American” available at It includes interviews of 13 patriotic Americans such as former Attorney General Ed Meese, Hillsdale College President Dr. Larry Arnn, political pundit/author/radio host Kevin Jackson, and Newt Gingrich’s daughter Jackie Gingrich Cushman, among others.

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