Good News About Weight Gain and the Holidays!
Thursday, November 22, 2012
I was flipping through Better Homes and Gardens at the MD's office and found a blurb that I wanted to share with all of you.
64 = approxmate number of candy canes you'd have to eat to gain a pound.
Myth= We pack on major weight in winter.
Fact= The average American gains only a pund or two between Thanksgiving and New Year's., according to the natioanl Institutes of Health. The downside is that the weight creep often goes unnpoticed - and unaddressed. As years go by, the cumulative gain can be serious...
Advice= Maintain a predictive food journal. Instead of docummennting what you already consumed, jot down what you tend to eat in the coming day. Having a game plan will help you resist temptations, such as the second slice of pie.