Navigation Links
Score Points for Hosting a Healthy Super Bowl Party
Date:2/1/2013

FRIDAY, Feb. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Super Bowl party hosts and guests are ready for some football. But they also need to get ready to fight the temptation to eat and drink too much while watching the game, an expert warns.

For football fans planning to attend a party, eating a small healthy meal ahead of time can help ensure they don't overindulge on junk food, according to Loyola University Health System dietitian Gina Neill.

She added it's also a good idea to exercise before heading off to a Super Bowl party, and limit drinking or simply skip alcohol consumption entirely to avoid extra calories.

And the hosts of the gathering can also take steps to help their guests stick to a healthier diet, Neill pointed out. She offered the following tips for anyone planning a Super Bowl party:

  • Replace cheeses with fruit trays, and serve pretzels or microwave popcorn instead of potato chips.
  • Allow guests to snack on vegetables, such as celery, cucumbers, tomatoes, cauliflower and broccoli.
  • Serve salsa, or substitute low-fat sour cream or low-fat cheese for high-fat ingredients in dips.
  • Skip the extra cheese or meat when ordering pizza, and opt for vegetable toppings instead.
  • Try vegetarian chili or make it using lean or extra-lean ground beef or turkey.

"It's OK to occasionally treat yourself on a special occasion like Super Bowl Sunday," Neill noted in a Loyola news release. "But avoid overeating all the leftovers, which could set you up for getting off track long term. If you choose wisely, you can maintain your diet."

More information

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has more about healthy eating.

-- Mary Elizabeth Dallas

SOURCE: Loyola University Health System, news release, Jan. 28, 2013


'/>"/>
Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Study shows link between pre-pregnancy obesity and lower test scores
2. Delaying ADHD Meds Could Hurt Kids Math Scores
3. Kids Born Even a Little Early Have Lower School Scores: Study
4. Fit Brains, online portfolio of cognitive games, reaches milestone of 75 million brain scores
5. 2 NIH studies show power of epidemiology research; Underscore need to address health disparities
6. Smoking in pregnancy tied to lower reading scores
7. ACNP: Novel NMDA receptor modulator significantly reduces depression scores within hours
8. New Study Finds Eating More Produce Boosts Mental Health, Underscores Value of Health Enhancement Systems Approach
9. Experimental Chemo Combo for Colon Cancer Disappoints
10. Study Pinpoints New Abnormality in Athletes Heart
11. Research With Dogs Points to Early Test for Arthritis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Score Points for Hosting a Healthy Super Bowl Party
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... , ... PawPaws brand pet supplements owned by Whole Health Supply ... health of felines. The formula is all-natural and is made from Chinese herbs that ... Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft Chews are Astragalus Root Extract and Rehmannia Root ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, can ... Surgery and to Dr. Russell Peckham for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. Dorsey ... cancer. The selective fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was under ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... As a ... Magna Cum Laude and his M.D from the David Geffen School of Medicine at ... returned to Los Angeles to complete his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... A ... procedures that most people are unfamiliar with. The article goes on to state that ... but also many of these less common operations such as calf and cheek reduction. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Conference and Scientific Sessions in Dallas that it will receive two significant new ... the grants came as PHA marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, medical ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016 According to a new ... Pen Needles, Safety Pen Needles), Needle Length (4mm, 5mm, ... Mode of Purchase (Retail, Non-Retail) - Trends & Global ... the market for the forecast period of 2016 to ... Billion by 2021 from USD 1.65 Billion in 2016, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , Belgium , June ... MKT: VNRX), today announced the appointment of Dr. ... of Directors as a Non-Executive Director, effective June ... Company,s Audit, Compensation and Nominations and Governance Committees.  ... Dr. Futcher will provide independent expertise and strategic ...
(Date:6/23/2016)...  MedSource announced today that it has selected ... of choice.  This latest decision demonstrates MedSource,s commitment ... clients by offering a state-of-the-art electronic data capture ... as the EDC platform of choice in exchange ... has long been a preferred EDC platform by ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: