Healthy new year eating
HOLIDAY weight gain is inevitable. A recent study found that most people gain 0.5—1kg in the period from mid-November to mid-January, but overweight and obese people tend to gain more than healthy-weight individuals.
This seasonal weight gain also appears to be a major contributor to annual excess weight gain, as it seems few are successful at achieving and maintaining new year weight-loss resolutions.1
As expected, people buy more energy-dense foods during the holiday season. After the holidays, they increase their expenditure on