Holiday Weight Gain and the Obesity Epidemic

I've written about this before, but with Canadian Thanksgiving coming up this weekend, it's time for a little talk about holiday weight gain. Studies have been done on the reality of how much weight people actually gain between Thanksgiving and New Years. The GOOD news is that the average holiday weight-gain (which most people seem to believe to be around 5 lbs) is exaggerated. Most people actually gain between 1 to 2 pounds over the holiday season. The BAD news is that that weight is usually never lost again. So, while a pound or two might not feel like much right now, year after year, that weight adds up! Studies now suggest that "holiday weight gain" may be an important contributor to the

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