Whether you’re recovering from your Thanksgiving Day celebration by entertaining, sleeping or shopping, here are some tips to help you have a smooth and healthy recovery:
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Tips to keep your family healthy and safe
When days get hectic it's hard to find time to prepare healthy meals or stay active as a family. Gerber Life puts quick, healthy recipes and workout routines for you and your family right at your fingertips. We also share tips for helping to keep your family safe, such as how to avoid everyday dangers. Because it's so important to take good care of your family, we hope that our tips for raising healthy families will give you the kind of practical information that can help you do just that.
Thanksgiving is the biggest travel day for families in the United States. Enjoy the following trivia questions and travel tips, and your Thanksgiving Day.
#TuesdayTrivia Question: The average number of families expected to travel for Thanksgiving this year is _____.
Gathered around the Thanksgiving table is a prime opportunity to “talk turkey,” not just about the bird on the table but also about doing something beneficial with the leftovers and reducing food waste.
Here are some ways you can get creative with Thanksgiving leftovers:
#TuesdayTrivia Question: The average age of first-time mothers in the United States currently is ___.
You could have your Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings – the turkey, sweet potatoes and homemade cranberry sauce – but keep in mind that a big meal could weigh in at about 4,500 calories. That’s equivalent to about eight Big Macs.
The sleepiness or “turkey coma” (as some people call it) induced by overindulging is associated with tryptophan, an amino acid in turkey that is a natural sedative. Nutritionists and exercise physiologists recommend that people who tend to eat large Thanksgiving dinners prepare for their feast by increasing their physical activity days, and perhaps weeks, ahead of time, also on the big day.
Here are some outdoor activities for blunting the impact of Thanksgiving calories: