Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthy Holiday Gathering

Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthy Holiday Gathering

(HealthDay News) -- When spending time at holiday get-togethers, make sure your visits are healthy for the entire family.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers these suggestions:

  • Serve healthy meals and snacks.

  • Make sure food is cooked properly to reduce the risk of food-borne illness.

  • Engage in activities that involve exercise, such as dancing, hiking or walking.

  • When catching up with family members, ask about their health history.

  • Take precautions for safe travel.

  • Remain environmentally conscious throughout the holiday season.


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