The holiday season is upon us; the Halloween candy was just the beginning. In a couple of weeks, turkeys, hams, dinner rolls, casseroles, and pies will be here to tempt you. After that will be holiday parties, the holidays themselves, and New Year’s. The average American gains a pound during the holiday season  and if you are overweight that number is more likely to be over 5 pounds. A pound a year during the holidays is not much weight; but most Americans never lose that pound. Over the years those pounds add up to significant weight gain. Keep this year’s pound off by practicing these tips:
Being mindful of holiday weight gain doesn’t require you miss out on the celebrations of the season. Try our tips, stay active and enjoy sharing time with friends and family.
Happy Thanksgiving! from the MOXIE Family
1. Roberts, S., & Mayer, J. (2000). Holiday weight gain: fact or fiction. Nutrition Reviews, 58(12), 378-379.
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