Health isn’t a game. Unless you live in Manchester. Then you can score points and win prizes! Head over to Diet Blog and find out how the government is sponsoring a city-wide health rewards program .
Zen Habits uses the Okinawa Diet Rules  as a guide to keeping the holidays healthy.
Go green for the holidays….by eating avocados. MizFit tries out the unusual (yet tasty?) avocado smoothie .
Sugar can be addictive. And not just mildly addictive but hardcore-cocaine-kill-for-it addictive. Or such is the case in New Jersey mice. FitSugar has the scoop on sugarholicism .
The swimming pool may not be the only thing causing shrinkage. The Independent provides some hard facts about some delicate subject matter… 
If you’re thinking of buying your favorite chef another Foreman grill for Christmas, don’t. Cheap Healthy Good has a practical guide to Christmas gifts for foodies  that may solve your gift giving dilemma.
The last thing you need is a bout of sniffling, sneezing, aching, coughing, stuffy-head, and fever. I wouldn’t suggest a flu shot , but I would suggest you check out Modern Forager’s post on how to maintain your immunity through the holidays  (or through the entire year, for that matter).
and last, but not least…
Steph from Back in Skinny Jeans has a tough talk with Oprah .