10 healthy ways to welcome the new year

Instead of turning to quick-fix diets, people should exercise and eat healthily to reduce holiday weight gain, say health experts

When the new year comes around, many people will inevitably turn to various quick-fix diets such as juice cleanses or fasting to reduce their holiday weight gain.

Indeed, dieting strategies purported to promote weight loss and elimination of toxins from the body are growing in popularity, say two dietitians at SingHealth Polyclinics (SHP), Ms Alyssa Chan Hwee Yeng and Ms Tay Su Mei.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 31, 2018, with the headline '10 healthy ways to welcome the new year'. Print Edition | Subscribe