Back away from the cake: How to stay healthy for the holidays

Jon Ainsworth, right, personal trainer, talks to Newton YMCA member Cecilia Llamas of Newton on Monday at the local Y. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now The concept of staying healthy and not gaining weight, at least in America, during the holidays, seems to be an oxymoron. However, according to local wellness experts, that can be possible. “Portion control would be the main thing,” said Jon Ainsworth, personal trainer at the Newton YMCA. “It is nice to indulge. You have to make it more about the


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