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Navigating the Holiday Season: Why It's Important to Stay on Track with Your Nutrition at REV

Yeaaaaa, that's me in the Grinch costume (teehee)

The holiday season is a time of joy, celebration, and togetherness. It's also a time when indulgent meals and sweet treats abound, making it challenging to stay on track with your nutrition goals. While it's tempting to throw caution to the wind and enjoy all the festive delicacies, maintaining a balanced diet and sticking with your plan at Revolutionize Nutrition during the holidays is essential for both your short-term well-being and long-term health. In this blog, we'll explore why it's crucial to stay on track with us at Revolutionize Nutrition through the holiday season.

  1. Avoiding Excessive Caloric Intake

Holiday feasts and gatherings often feature calorie-rich dishes and sugary desserts that can lead to overindulgence. Consuming excess calories can result in weight gain, digestive discomfort, and feelings of guilt. Staying on track at Revolutionize Nutrition helps you make mindful choices, while still enjoying holiday dishes, and prevent the post-holiday calorie hangover.

2. Supporting Your Immune System

The holiday season coincides with colder weather and an increased risk of illnesses like the common cold and flu. Proper nutrition provides essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that support your immune system. By maintaining a balanced diet, you can help your body fend off illnesses and enjoy the festivities without falling victim to sickness. In addition, we recommend going for your annual physical and blood works, to make sure you aren't vitamin deficient. Using a multi vitamin, some vitamin C and zinc, will also help support a health immune system.

3. Sustaining Energy Levels

The holiday season can be hectic and stressful, with shopping, decorating, and attending social events taking up a significant portion of your time. Proper nutrition ensures that you have the energy to keep up with your busy schedule. By fueling your body with the right nutrients, you'll feel more energetic and capable of handling all your holiday tasks.

4. Preventing Weight Gain

Between being more sedentary and consuming more calories in the winter, many people experience weight gain during the holiday season, and this extra weight can be challenging to shed later. Staying on track with your nutrition allows you to enjoy holiday treats in moderation while preventing significant weight gain. This balanced approach ensures that you don't have to make extreme diet resolutions in the new year!

5. Setting a Positive Example

If you have children or influence over others, your commitment to maintaining a healthy diet during the holidays can set a positive example. By demonstrating that it's possible to enjoy the festivities without overindulging, you inspire those around you to make healthier choices as well. If you are around your children, try to refrain from commenting on your weight fluctuations through the holiday season in front of them.

6. Maintaining Routine and Discipline

The holiday season often disrupts daily routines, including exercise and meal planning. Staying on track with your nutrition and coming in for your weekly follow ups at Revolutionize helps maintain a sense of discipline and structure in your life. It ensures that you continue to prioritize your health even when faced with temptations and distractions.

7. Reducing Stress and Anxiety

For some, the holidays can be a source of stress and anxiety. The pressure to meet expectations, plan gatherings, and manage finances can take a toll on mental health. Proper nutrition supports your mental well-being by providing essential nutrients that can help reduce stress and anxiety. In addition, your meetings at Revolutionize Nutrition with your nutritionist can feel therapeutic. It is YOUR time to discuss, vent, and ask for advice.

While the holiday season is undoubtedly a time for indulgence and celebration, it's equally important to remember the significance of maintaining a balanced diet. Staying on track at Revolutionize Nutrition through the holidays not only helps you avoid the pitfalls of excessive calorie intake and weight gain but also supports your overall health and well-being. By making mindful choices and enjoying holiday treats in moderation, you can savor the festivities while keeping your nutrition goals intact. So, this holiday season, give yourself the gift of health and enjoy the season to the fullest, guilt-free!

Speaking of "the gift of health", don't forget to check out our storefront for gift cards, supplements, snacks, and apparel as they make fantastic gifts for your family, friends, or even YOURSELF! :)

Schedule your initial consultation and Fit3D Scan or follow up with one of our stellar nutritionists by emailing us at or calling the office at

732-462-5326! We can't wait to help you attack and achieve your goals this holiday season!


Michele Zandman-Frankel

Owner of Revolutionize Nutrition

IFBB Pro, Health and Exercise Science, Athletic Nutrition


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