The holidays are a wonderful time for friends and family, giving and gratitude. The whole world seems to be a happier, more welcoming place over the holidays. There is, however, at least one potential downside: weight gain. Packing on a few pounds over Thanksgiving and Christmas is not, for some of us, the end of the world. We can worry about it in January, we think to ourselves. But there are others, those who are seriously committed to their diets who are afraid to fall off-track during the holiday season. This article is for them. It’s a guide to how to keep the weight off over the holidays.
Holiday Weight Gain
Americans, on average, gain between five to ten pounds over the holidays. Okay, so how do you avoid it?