Harvard Health Blog
Yes, you can avoid weight gain over the holidays!
By: Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN, Contributor The holidays are a time when family and friends gather to enjoy each other’s company — and eat! Indulgent meals, bountiful buffets, cookie swaps, holiday parties… it’s no surprise that maintaining a healthy weight can present even more challenges during the holidays than throughout the rest of the year. Each year, on average, we tend to gain a small amount of weight (about one pound per year).