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Stay Healthy This Super Bowl!

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Added on January 30, 2015

The following links contain tips on how to stick to your New Years Resolution even with a party like the Super Bowl around the corner. Make sure to follow these tips when engaging in all parties not just this weekend.


1. Time Magazine: "Here's How Many Calories You'll Eat During the Super Bowl"
"Americans who snack on typical Super Bowl fare, like pizza, beer, soda, chips, dips, hot wings and nachos, could take in as many as 2,400 calories and 121 grams of fat just during the game. That's more than most people should eat in a single day."

2Medical Daily: "How Badly Will Americans Eat On Super Bowl Sunday 2015?"
"The game lasts for four hours, and researchers from Cornell University tracked grocery purchases and found the average American will eat more than 6,000 calories by the end of the day. (You'd need to run a marathon to burn off all of those calories off — that's 26.2 miles.)"

3Philly.com: "10 healthy eating strategies for Super Bowl Sunday"
"While watching the game, match every beverage you consume with at least 1 glass of water.This will not only help you manage the amount of empty liquid calories you consume in the form beverages, but will also reduce mindless munching!"

4Bostinno: "Healthy Facts For Staying On Track This Super Bowl Sunday"
"Even bringing light beer to the festivities will help you scale back on those empty calories."

5Fitness Magazine: "5 Ways to Make Your Super Bowl Party Diet-Friendly"
"Place mugs of turkey chili (use extra-lean ground meat) on the first table that guests see as they walk into the room. The filling snack will set the stage for a healthy evening."

6. CDC: "Have a Safe and Healthy Super Bowl Celebration"
"Include fresh fruits and vegetables, such as apple halves or carrot sticks. There should be a variety in season."

7. Jillian Michaels: "Stay Healthy on Super Bowl Sunday"
"Have a full meal an hour or two before the party so you're not that hungry. When you want to have a snack, stick to the healthy options you brought."

8Poughkeepsie Journal: "How to eat smart at a Super Bowl party"
"Use a small plate, fill it once and don't back for more until the second half of the game. Feel free to snack on unlimited amounts of veggies."

9Penn State Dispatch: "Nutrition Corner: Steps to a healthy Super Bowl party"
"Buffalo wings and pizza are game day specials, but can be high in fat, cholesterol and sodium. Treat yourself to buffalo chicken by cutting breasts into strips, baking them in the oven until an internal temperature of 165⁰F, then tossing them in your favorite hot sauce. Dip into a yogurt-based ranch or bleu cheese spread and enjoy. On your pizza, go for a veggie topping or some meaty mushrooms and try a whole grain crust if available."

10People Magazine: "How to Feel Better After a Super Bowl Binge"
"Ibegin every day with a walk, and the Super Bowl is no exception. A three-mile jaunt will take you about 45 minutes and if you're out before noon (and it's a sunny day), you'll benefit from health-giving rays."






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