Yay, it’s Christmas again, a magical time of the year when we spend time with loved ones and do a whole lot with people we love. Christmas has many traditions and customs which are being carried forward by families the world over. These traditions and customs may include but are not limited to decorating a Christmas tree, cooking Christmas Dinner, exchanging gifts and a whole lot more. One of the most popular of traditions during Christmas is the Family Reunion. And really, we should be doing this all year round—even research shows that spending time with loved ones is good for health.
Spending the holiday with family is the most important part of Christmas. It gives a sense of belonging that provides love and support. A lot of benefits arise from spending quality time with family.
Here are some of the benefits family time provides:
So, in the spirit of Christmas, try some of our variety of delicious recipes with loved ones and make the best of your holiday.
Fad diets are often marketed as the quickest route out of pounds-ville – have you noticed how they tend to change from one year to the next? – and it’s little wonder anyone looking to shed weight fast is always turning to them.
These lose-weight-fast diets could come in different shapes. Juice cleanses. Soup-only diets. The paleo diet. The ketogenic diet. The whole 30; these are all fads. You can also throw intermittent fasting in there.
Most tend to come masked in the “100% money-back guarantee” promise. And why would they not? Fad diets do work. Well, at least they try to! If they promise you will lose 20 pounds within six weeks, chances are you will get within a ballpark of that figure.