How to Avoid Gaining Weight during the Holidays

November 1, 2006

The holidays are coming up fast, and as we all know, overeating is common. Who besides me ate more candy than they would have liked this Halloween?

Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away, then Hanukkah and Christmas, and to top it all off, New Year’s Eve. Lots of desserts, drinks, big family get-togethers, corporate parties, etc.

Many people are dreading the so-called “Holiday 7” (the 7 lbs. the average person gains between Thanksgiving and New Year’s).

But is the Holiday 7 just something created by the fitness industry to sell more magazines and diet books? There must be some data to support or refute it, right? As a matter of fact there is…

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