How to lose weight over the holidays

It may be hard to believe, but you can make it through the holidays unscathed, happy, and hopeful. Follow this plan, and there will be no reason to start the New Year bloated, stuffed, or unhappy.

Here are 10 tips that will help you to easily and effortlessly navigate the holiday season without adding on pounds:

Tip #1: Eat Slowly and Savor the Flavor

Research shows that those who slow down while eating eat less than those who gulp and stuff.

Veterans Day events: November 10


Martin County, FL - There will be a Veterans Day Flag Raising: 3 p.m. Nov. 10. Location: Emeritus at Jensen Beach, 1700 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. 772-225-1355.


All Merrill Gardens locations are hosting USO Support Our Troops fundraising events this coming week, in their locations in Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Montana, Nevada, Texas, and Washington.