Dodge the bad advice.
You can read the best holiday diet advice while waiting in line at the supermarket! Or not. Amidst the stories about Tiger Woods's monogamy issues, I found some ideas for controlling weight that sounded too good (or odd) to be true. (I picked up a few more online.) I ran them by people who know far more about nutrition and the body than I do, and some added their own examples of stupid holiday diet tips you're better off ignoring. Here's the final list—including one tip that sounds stupid but is actually pretty smart: