Mindful eating

5 Tips to Avoid Holiday Overeating and Weight Gain

5 Tips to Avoid Holiday Overeating and Weight Gain

Holidays are here: one of the the season's biggest pitfalls—overeating. This time of year is notorious for unwanted weight gain (studies show people typically gain about 1.5 pounds or ~.7 kg). Holiday weight gain research shows that people who struggle to manage weight tend to gain more; most people don’t lose this weight, which can add up over the years.

The key to prevent this: use proven strategies to increase awareness, know your triggers and plan ahead.