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If you're trying to reach your Feel Great Weight, Thanksgiving can be a very stressful holiday. With so much delicious food tempting you, it's difficult to keep your healthy habits in check. Who doesn't pile their plate high at Thanksgiving dinner?

If you're anything like me, however, too much splurging on Thanksgiving often sets off a domino effect for the rest of the holiday season. Instead of embarking on a six-week foodfest, take control of the day and jumpstart your motivation for a healthy and active holiday season—one where you lose weight, not gain! View the slideshow for five tips for a healthier Thanksgiving.