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Have a Healthy Holiday (and Win!)

Nov 16, 2016 By Riley Steinmetz
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Oh, the holidays. The days are short, the buffet tables are long, and there’s no shortage of social events to fill your calendar. But all of those parties and preparations can make it tough to fit in regular workouts and prioritize healthy eating.

Thankfully, small changes can have big impactsSo, we want to hear from you: How do you stay healthy around the holidays? Share your #HealthyHolidays tip, and you could win a $25 Whole Foods gift card. Sound good?

Here’s how to win:

  1. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
  2. Share your favorite tip for staying healthy during the holiday season with the hashtag #HealthyHolidays (on Facebook, just leave a comment). Don’t forget to tag @onemedical!
  3. Check the One Medical blog and social pages to see if we’ve shared your #HealthyHolidays tip!

Check out these #HealthyHolidays tips from our friends and family:

“I try to get a daily dose of vitamin C with seasonal citrus or leafy greens.” – Heather K.

“At holiday parties, I alternate alcoholic drinks with glasses of water to stay hydrated.” – Kim K.

“I usually run a Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day — the entry fee goes to a good cause, and I get in a little bit of cardio before digging into Thanksgiving dinner.” -Brent S.

“When I make chili or stew for holiday gatherings, I try to sneak in extra veggies like turnips, rutabegas, or celery root.” – Nick B.

Need more inspiration for your #HealthyHolidays tips?

5 Prevention Tips for a Hangover-Free Holiday Season
Beating the Holiday Blues
Top 12 Holiday Decorating Safety Tips
3 Amazingly Easy Holiday Stressbusters
19 Healthy Holiday Gifts
5 Ways to Stay Out of the ER This Holiday Season


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Riley Steinmetz

Riley Steinmetz is a communications professional and experienced writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She's passionate about all things health and wellness. An avid runner, you can regularly find her participating in races around the Bay Area. She has a Masters degree from Ball State University.

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