5 Tips For Staying Healthy Through the Holidays

5 Tips For Staying Healthy Through the Holidays

The holiday season is in full swing! That means holiday parties, family festivities, and a whole lot of delicious food! Unfortunately, too many people associate the holidays with poor body image and weight gain when it should actually be spent enjoying quality time with friends and family.

Fortunately, there are a few tips you can follow to feel your best during the holiday season while still enjoying your favorite festive treats! Read on to discover how.

Stay Hydrated

Staying hydrated is the key to keeping your health in check during the holidays. Our bodies are comprised of 60% water and rely on regular hydration to stay at healthy water levels. Try to drink water throughout the day and also incorporate water-heavy foods into your daily intake. These include:

  • Cucumbers
  • Tomatoes
  • Spinach
  • Mushrooms
  • Broccoli
  • Oranges
  • Apples

  • We know—it can be hard to maintain your intake of fruits, veggies, and water during the holidays, but try your best to get in at least 4 to 8 cups of water per day. If you’re of legal drinking age, try to incorporate a glass of water between alcoholic drinks. Trust us, you’ll thank yourself the next morning!

    stay hydrated this holiday season

    Give Yourself A Break

    Instead of stressing over sticking to a strict workout schedule, simply leave some time to move your body through a leisurely walk, bike ride, or any other activities you enjoy doing. Even a short walk can lift your spirits and help your digestive system with its regular activity.

    Leave Time to Relax

    Attending family gatherings can be emotionally draining—don’t feel like you have to stay busy through the holiday madness! Try to take some time out of your busy schedule to relax and recharge by yourself. Especially if you’re an introvert, it’s so important to have some alone time away from social interactions so that you can be truly engaged when you’re present with loved ones.

    Incorporate Supplements

    While festive dinners and desserts are delicious, they may not hold all the nutrients your body needs to feel its best. Incorporating a multivitamin supplement into your daily routine can be a great way to get the vitamins and minerals you need to feel your best around family and friends. Wholesome Organics Multivitamin contains 19 essential vitamins and minerals to keep your body feeling its best so you can continue to spend time with your loved ones without worrying about what you’re putting in your body.

    On top of that, foods that you don’t normally eat can sometimes cause digestive issues if you have a sensitive stomach.[1] Mixing alcohol, sweets, and other goodies can mess with the levels of healthy bacteria in your gut and digestive system, causing bloating, gas, and other uncomfortable symptoms. A great way to prevent this discomfort without being forced to avoid delicious treats is by taking a daily probiotic![2] Pattern Wellness' Probiotic contains 11 probiotic strains to help you maintain digestive balance. 

    Don't Stress

    At the end of the day, the holidays are about spending time with the ones you love. While you should try to drink water, move your body, and take time to yourself, don’t stress too much over what you’re eating. Enjoy this time with your friends and family without dwelling on calories or macronutrients.

    staying healthy over the holidays

    While you enjoy delicious holiday treats, you can maintain normal digestion and immune system function with Pattern Wellness' Probiotic. Simply take one capsule every morning with breakfast and go about your day feeling energized, healthy, and ready to enjoy the holiday! Click here to get yours now.


    1. Latham, Chris, and Deanna Minich. "Challenging Case in Clinical Practice: Relief from Digestive Symptoms After Implementation of a Diet to Encourage Elimination of Foods." Alternative and Complementary Therapies 24.3 (2018): 112-117.
    2. Swanson, Garth R., et al. "Pattern of alcohol consumption and its effect on gastrointestinal symptoms in inflammatory bowel disease." Alcohol 44.3 (2010): 223-228.

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