Tag: holidays

Have Your Cake – and Pumpkin Pie – and Eat it Too! Professor Offers Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

Have Your Cake – and Pumpkin Pie – and Eat it Too! Professor Offers Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

By Tom McLaughlin For many people, the joys of holiday traditions are coupled with the dreaded, annual battle of the bulge. Like clockwork, the simmering questions arise: Should I watch my waistline, or indulge in the cornucopia of holiday treats and start my diet when the holidays are over? After all, that’s what New Year’s […]

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Consumerism Has Always Driven Our Holiday Traditions, Says Researcher

Consumerism Has Always Driven Our Holiday Traditions, Says Researcher

By Tom McLaughlin From nonstop Christmas music, to elaborate store displays, and a steady stream of commercials, the unofficial start to the holiday season seems to come earlier and earlier every year. So has our consumerism finally gone too far? Not so fast, says Rutgers University–Camden researcher Aaron Hostetter. While we’d like to believe that […]

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