Thanksgiving is not the day to make a public display of how “good” you are by denying yourself these rare treats. Living a healthy lifestyle is more about your habits the other days of the year when it’s not a topic of discussion at the dinner table.
Everything in the natural world responds to a dynamic, or change. If there is no change, there is no response. Think about how this works in regards to using diet and exercise to lose bodyweight or body fat.
Regardless of your nutrition beliefs it’s hard to argue the real, unprocessed, whole food from trusted sources is probably the best choice when it’s available. After all, it’s nutrition in its original container.
We wake up on the wrong side of the bed and spend the entire day trying to get things back on track to no avail. Like Alexander in Judith Viorst’s timeless children’s book, we’re having a “terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day”.