How to Avoid the Average 7-Pound Holiday Gain

Playing Avoid the Average 7-Pound Holiday Gain

The average American can gain up to 7 pounds during the holiday season, but The Doctors have some tips that can help curb the weight gain.

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- At a party or event, when you are filling up your plate leave some space between items and you could end up eating 20 percent fewer calories.

- Do not overlook the calories that can add up when drinking cocktails, sodas, and festive holiday drinks like hot chocolate and coffee drinks.

- When drinking, have 1 glass of water for every glass of alcohol which will help you pace yourself and cut down on calories.

- Take a walk after dinner or even before dinner.

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