Tips to eating light on Thanksgiving

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Today is the day for family get-togethers and big holiday meals and it can take a toll on your waistline.

But a few tips from nutrition experts can help keep the season lite!

Dietitians recommend eating a healthy snack before heading out to a holiday party or dinner so you won’t be tempted to fill up on high-calorie foods.

When it comes to appetizers, stick to fresh fruits and veggies instead of indulging in chips, dips and other fatty foods.

It’s fine to enjoy a cocktail but stay away from high-calorie mixers and be sure to drink plenty of water.

Finally, don’t stand around the buffet table, take the opportunity to walk around and mingle!