:: Swap Christmas pudding and mince pies for poached pears.
:: Roast potatoes in olive oil.
:: Swap cauliflower cheese for steamed vegetables.
:: Alternate alcoholic drinks with water/juice.
:: Swap Brussels sprouts for carrots.
:: Opt for salads, lean meats, fish and light sauces whenever possible.
:: Don't skip breakfast - it can help stimulate bowel movements.
:: Eat slowly and take time between courses.