Your healthiest holiday season ever

Live better and feel great this holiday season with our guide to living well: healthier eating, stress-free gift-giving and looking great at holiday parties

Your healthiest holiday season ever

No matter what you celebrate, December in Canada means two things: too much food and too little daylight, which often translates into weight gain, not enough exercise, a general feeling of the "blahs" and even more serious conditions such as seasonal affective disorder. But you don’t have to take it sitting down. Follow our guide to staying healthy this holiday season and you may just find yourself happier, too.

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8 ways to avoid holiday weight gain
December is a dangerous month for those of us trying to eat well and maintain a healthy weight. Find out how to make it through the holiday season unscathed.

Our best healthy Christmas recipes
Does the prospect of Christmas dinner have you running from the scale? Maybe it’s time you expanded your repertoire of Christmas recipes. These healthy picks will please your taste buds and your waistline, too.

Make giving gifts a pleasure again
Has gift-giving turned into a chore on your to-do list? It doesn’t have to be that way. Find out how to turn giving gifts into the joy it once was.

Charitable giving: gift ideas that help others
Looking for gift ideas for the person who has everything’or too much? Consider a gift for charity in their name and to an organization that supports their values. Here are 30 ideas for everyone from toddlers to adults.

8 tips for healthier baking
How to cut fat and calories without sacrificing taste.

Instant glamour
When you’re rushing from office to holiday party with minutes to spare, these ideas will get you ready in seconds flat.

Make stress work for you
7 ways to turn stress into strength.

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