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Healthy Party Foods

Diet-Friendly Tips for Party Fare
  -- By Leanne Beattie, Health & Fitness Writer
Everyone loves a party. There’s something about getting together with your friends that really helps you shed the stress of always trying to balance work and family. But with so many people trying to live healthier these days, finding tasty, diet-friendly food and beverages can be a challenge.

Deciding what you’ll serve your guests can be confusing. And with more variety comes more temptation—scientists have proven that we eat more at a buffet. So it’s up to you to find healthy recipes for your guests that won't add to their waistlines.

If you are cooking for the party, here are some tips for healthier food choices: <pagebreak>If you’re a guest at an upcoming party, here are a few tips to help you make healthier choices: Parties are opportunities to be social, so have fun! Don’t let the food distract you from talking with friends and family. And even if the tables are laden with your favorites, with a little forethought and preparation, you can make healthy food choices that won’t derail your good eating habits.