We Love to Overindulge During the Holidays!
It is no secret that we love to overindulge on the holidays. Although weight gain does not happen overnight, we tend to think its simply ok to splurge this one time because it is Thanksgiving or it is Christmas, etc. We may even think, oh it is just a few pounds!
The problem is that sometimes people don't lose all the weight back. They might gain 3 pounds, but only lose 2 after the holidays are over, leading to slow and steady weight gain over time.
In fact, a large percentage of people's lifetime weight gain can be explained just by the 6 week holiday period.
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