How to survive holiday parties

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - It's that time of year when extra calories creep around every corner. Frosted cookies at the office, eggnog at your neighbor's, jelly doughnuts for Hanukkah or chocolates in your stocking. All these extras add up, and if you're like most, you'll put on a pound or two by New Year's Day.

Katie Lambert, a registered dietitian at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, has some easy ways to help navigate around the chip and dip bowls. Take lesson or two from her on avoiding packing on the pounds and food hangovers at all these holiday parties.