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The Easiest Chocolate Mousse on the Planet

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People want to know how to keep from gaining the 6 – 7 pounds many do at the holidays. If you are determined not to gain weight over the holidays, this is how to do it:

1. Scope out the buffet.

Rather than just taking one thing after another, peruse the whole buffet first. Walk end to end. Count the options that are actually low carb and good for you. You might see you have lots of good options so you are less tempted to fall into a sugar trap.

2. Before you “dig in,” go get your drink.

Meet a couple of people. Start a conversation so you don’t end up in a corner with nothing to do but pick food off your plate.

3. Keep your hands full.

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If you truly want to fend off the temptation, keep your hands full. Have your drink in one hand and if you’re a woman, have a purse in the other. A clutch keeps your other hand busy. Guys, it’s usually perfectly polite to have your other hand in your pants pocket.

4. Don’t arrive hungry...

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