HEALTHY LIVING
12/22/2012 10:17 pm ET

21 Holiday Health Mistakes


By Amanda MacMillan

Eleven months of the year, you may do the right thing. You eat healthy, exercise regularly, and maintain your work/life balance.

So what is it about the holiday season that seems to unravel even the most fit people? Having a full plate -- both physically and metaphorically -- can take its toll on your normal routine, energy, and waistline. And sometimes, even seemingly healthy habits can backfire.

15 Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain
25 Ways to Fight Holiday Stress
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Here are 21 common mistakes made during the holidays, and how to make smarter choices instead.

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21 Holiday Health Mistakes
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21 Holiday Health Mistakes

"21 Holiday Health Mistakes" originally appeared on Health.com

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