Make A Thanksgiving Plan To Be Healthy

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Thanksgiving is the fourth Thursday in November, every year. This 2021 holiday is one that will create many “do you remember when?” anecdotes. The goal this year is to be thankful for the good, and mindful of safe/best practices for good health.

That includes following and practicing the recommended protocols from state and local public health departments to keep folks healthy and virus-free. In addition to this focus on practices of washing hands, social distancing and masking up, you also want to make wise food choices to help in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

 

Photo Credit The Undefeated It is fairly easy for the savvy host or hostess to set out a spread of foods that have less sugar, salt and a few fewer carbohydrates and starches. Pre-planning is key to making sure your table includes healthier options of traditional dishes.

These are not flavor-killing changes, just versions that are better for you.  One of the first things on the to-do list is to confirm the number of guests you will have at the table.

That will help you determine the size of the main dish (turkey, roast or ham) that you need. Once you’ve


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