With the plethora of delicious feasts to be had this end of year, it’s easy to overindulge. Even the most disciplined of eaters will be tempted to reach for a another helping. After all, ’tis the season to be gorging … right? Wrong.
Research has shown that adults gain an average of one pound, or half a kilogram, between mid-November and mid-January. While that might not seem like much, according to Livestrong.com, you’ll need to burn an extra 3,500 calories to lose that extra pound.
So before you throw all caution to the wind (and the weighing scale in the trash) and regret it next year, here are some tips to help you avoid piling on extra kilos, and still have fun during the holidays. You have just one body — love it!