Healthy Christmas Directory
Winter holidays are a time to celebrate with family and friends, but many experience health problems during this time of year. Some people's health suffers due to holiday diet sabotage, sleepy or drunk driving, stress, depression, or other factors. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to avoid health hazards this year and have a safe and healthy holiday.
Holiday Depression and Stress
For many people, the holiday season is a time filled with sadness, self-reflection, loneliness, and anxiety. WebMD offers tips for avoiding holiday depression.
Migraine vs. Stroke: How To Tell The Diffrence
How do you know if an intense headache is a migraine or a stroke? Learn the subtle differences that could save your life.
Heartburn Meal Ideas for All Year Round
Rich and spicy foods can aggravate your heartburn symptoms. Try these easy meal ideas at your next special occasion.
Surviving Feasting Season
Maintaining your weight during that feasting season between Halloween and Valentine's Day.
Depression During the Holidays
WebMD looks at depression during the holidays and how to deal with holiday blues.
Sweet Holiday Tips for Diabetics
Being diabetic doesn't mean you have to give up your favorite seasonal foods.
Perfect Pet Presents
Forget junky treats and cheap toys – the best gifts for your furry friends are the ones that keep them healthy.
Healthy Holiday Foods and Recipes
Holidays mean feasts, and lots of them. Learn how to create delicious meals while dodging all the fat and calories.
Are You a Shopaholic?
Learn the warning signs of a shopping addiction and what you can do to help stop shopping until dropping.
Ways to Fight the Holiday Blues
You’d think those who dread the stress of gift giving and parties would be happy when it’s all over—but think again.
Tips to Reduce Holiday Travel Stress
Get tips on how to navigate the minefields of holiday travel from experts at the world’s busiest airport.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: 10 Tips to Make Holiday Travel Less Stressful
WebMD offers a slideshow with holiday travel tips to keep you as stress-free as possible.
Slideshow: Holiday Depression Triggers
10 holiday depression and stress triggers, and ways to cope. From anxiety over bills to social commitments and travel, see how to manage holiday stress.
Slideshow: Naughty Foods to Spice Up Your Holidays
‘Tis the season of temptation. Fortunately, there are ways to avoid the holiday food trap. While Santa makes his list and checks it twice, you can study. WebMD’s list of foods that are naughty and nice.
Slideshow: Healthy Habits: Better Eating Resolutions
Whether you want to lose weight, get more energy, or just eat healthier, use the tips in this slideshow to improve your eating habits.
Un-clutter Your Kitchen Before the Holidays
Learn how to streamline your kitchen before the busy holiday season starts.
10 Healthy Holiday Party Tips
Ready to throw a guilt-free holiday bash? Just follow these surefire tips.
Family Holidays: A Dieter's Survival Guide
Drinks before dinner, Aunt Sarah's famous pies, the family favorite sausage dressing, and all those other wonderfully delicious, traditional holiday foods just waiting to be gobbled up: What a quagmire for a dieter!
Don't Gain Weight During the Holidays
Getting through the holidays can be daunting, but it doesn't have to be that way. You really can have your cake and eat it, too, if you embrace the goal of maintaining your weight -- instead of struggling to lose more weight -- until the New Year.