Family Time: Healthy Tips For Holiday Parties

November 20, 2013 Updated Nov 20, 2013 at 2:02 PM EDT

By Joanna Pasceri

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November 20, 2013 Updated Nov 20, 2013 at 2:02 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - 'Tis the season for holiday parties!

The celebrations with family, friends and co-workers are all about tasty food and drink, but how do you enjoy the gathering without destroying your diet and packing on the pounds?

The Cleveland Clinic says it helps not to go to the party on an empty stomach.

It also recommends sticking with one plate and avoid stacking lots of food on it. It also says to be last in line at the buffet table. Why? For that answer and more tips, watch the video.