The holiday season brings joy – but it doesn’t have to bring unwanted pounds. Whether it's your mom's eggnog or Aunt Judy's homemade holiday cookies, it can be tough to pass up those favorite holiday foods you taste only once a year. After all, ’tis the season to indulge, right?
Before you reach for that next gingerbread cookie, Tri-Staters, think about this: Extra pounds can affect more than your ability to fit into your holiday party apparel – being overweight can also increase your risk for cancer and other diseases. This holiday season, choose to put your health first. To stay well, the American Cancer Society has some recommendations: