Tips to Avoid Overeating on Super Bowl

Eventhough I’m not American and don’t go to Super Bowl but I know that when there’s a sport festival, we will overeating while watching match at stadium/field/etc. has make intiative to find the solution of overeating in Super Bowl and they interviewing Dr Christine Frissora, a gastroenterologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. She give some tips to avoid overeating during the Super Bowl festive such as :-

Tips to avoid overeating on Super Bowl


  • Use a small plate when selecting food, which will help you eat less. It’s also a good idea to pace yourself, especially when drinking alcohol.
  • Avoid snacking just before bedtime, as it can worsen acid reflux. “People who are prone to acid reflux should avoid eating within an hour of going to bed,” Lebwohl said in the news release.
  • Avoid spicy foods, which can trigger conditions such as indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome and acid reflux. Replace spicy wings, nachos and chili with items such as pitas, hummus and yogurt. Make chili with chicken, zucchini and carrots, and reduce the amount of beans and spices.

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  • Limit your bean intake. People don’t have the enzymes to digest beans efficiently, and eating too many beans can lead to gas and indigestion.
  • Lactose can be a problem for many people. Consider alternatives to dairy-rich foods such as macaroni and cheese, ice cream and nachos. You can try cheeses that are low in lactose, such as brie, parmesan and aged cheddar.
  • Reduce your fat consumption. Eating a lot of fatty foods at one time can cause indigestion. Substitute fried wings with grilled chicken skewers. Consider using low-fat cheese and turkey bacon on potato skins. And try to bake, not fry, food.
  • Provide your guests with healthy food options such as yogurt dip, nuts, fruits (especially berries), non-spicy guacamole, baked chicken, baked fish, salad, fresh vegetables, water with citrus garnishes, and multigrain or whole-grain crackers and chips.

Source :- Health

The tips also could be use for other’s festive and not just only for Super Bowl or sport festive. You can implement in for your life too.