#HealthTalk: Healthy Holiday Food Swaps

By HealthTalk

Published Dec 14, 2015

Who: Bonnie Taub-Dix, RDN, owner of BetterThanDieting.com, and Candice Kumai, classically trained chef and best-selling author

Where: http://www.twubs.com/healthtalk

When: Tuesday, December 15 at 1 p.m. EST

Why: Despite all the decadent offerings you usually see on holiday tables, you can still stick to a healthy diet during this festive time of year. From side dishes to entres, desserts, and cocktails, there are a variety of ways to whip up a celebratory feast without setting your weight-loss goals and nutritious eating plan back. Join our Twitter chat for advice on how to put a healthy spin on your traditional favorites.

Learn about our experts:

Bonnie Taub-DixBonnie Taub-Dix is a registered dietitian nutritionist who writes the Everyday Health column Nutrition Intuition, the award-winning author of Read It Before You Eat It, and owner of BetterThanDieting.com. She is a motivational speaker, freelance journalist, and media spokesperson whose messages are laced with her culinary passion as a foodie, her credible guidance, and her wit and wisdom as a mom. As an adviser to global corporations, food companies, and media outlets, she devises wellness programs, creates media and social media campaigns, and conducts workshops for health professionals and consumers. Taub-Dix consults with a Saladacco Paderno Spiralizer At Home number of companies, writes a weekly health and wellness blog for U.S. News & World Report, and was the recipient of the Academy of Nutrition & Dieteticss 2012 Media Excellence Award.

Candice Kumai 2Candice Kumai, referred to by ELLE magazine as The golden girl of the wellness world, is a classically trained chef, wellness journalist, and best-selling author of the books Clean Green Eats, Clean Green Drinks, Pretty Delicious, and Cook Yourself Sexy. She is a regular contributor on E! News and The Dr. Oz Show and has appeared as a regular judge on Iron Chef America and Beat Bobby Flay. She contributes to lifestyle publications such as Cosmopolitan, Shape, Yoga Journal, Mens Health, Clean Eating, and Prevention, and volunteers for dozens of charitable organizations. Kumai is a Top Chef alumni and is obsessed with avocados, coconuts, yoga, The Bar Method, and her cat, Sisi. She lives in New York City.

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