Even for those who practice mindful eating, the holidays present some additional challenges. Typically, during the holiday season, people find themselves attending more parties and social gatherings with an abundance of not-so-healthy food and beverages. Couple the increased availability of food with the stress of the holiday season (and the societal acceptance of holiday indulgence), and mindfulness if often thrown out the window!
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced that after 22 years, the Nutrition Fact label will be updated. Food manufacturers will be required to use this updated label by July 2018.