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Can you enjoy your food and maintain your weight, too? This holiday season you can. Try these 5 expert-approved weight management tips.
When you're trying to lose weight, the holiday season — and the tasty treats that come with it — may seem to pose a threat to your weight-loss goals. But there's a way to navigate the holidays without sacrificing your hard-earned progress. It's called weight maintenance.
Some evidence suggests that people gain an average of 1-2 pounds during the holidays, and slightly more for those who are already overweight or obese.
But weight maintenance can refocus your energy on balancing the calories you eat with the ones you burn through exercise. And with the right formula for your body and lifestyle, you can avoid the holiday gain while enjoying the fun of the season — a few tasty treats included.
Here's what the experts recommend:
So during the next holiday baking event, remember to have fun. Savor the moment, the laughter, the smell of cookies baking in the oven and the delicious taste of them when they come out. Food is incorporated in tradition for a reason — it can make memories you'll remember for years to come.
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