It’s hard to sustain a healthy lifestyle when facing the flood of food-focused events that fill your social calendar this time of year. Between your neighbor’s cocktail party and your family’s annual New Year’s Eve dinner, temptations are as plentiful this season as mistletoe and broadcasts of It’s a Wonderful Life. But you don’t have to dread the holidays or view them as a free pass to forget your healthful eating goals entirely. By creating a realistic preparty plan of attack for each event in your planner, you can avoid temptations, fend off winter weight gain, and still enjoy yourself. Read on for suggestions for four common scenarios before devising a few plans of your own. Read more….