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Holiday Weight Gain

5 Secrets to a Joyous No-Weight-Gain Holiday

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition It's the holidays, and even the most st...

10 Ways To Stop Stressing About Your Body This Holiday Season

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.11.2012 | Teen

The holidays can be stressful for many reasons, from choosing gifts for everyone on your list to looming college application deadlines to spending tim...

Feel Like a Thanksgiving Turkey? Get Unstuffed From the Holiday Weekend

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Brett Blumenthal

If you were like me this past Thanksgiving weekend, you might be feeling a little sluggish, a couple of pounds heavier and a bit anxious about the next month of holiday splurging. The best thing you can do is to hit the "reset" button now, so you don't run the risk of a snowball effect.

Bethenny Frankel's Tips For Enjoying Thanksgiving Without Packing On The Pounds

Posted 11.22.2012 | Healthy Living

By Bethenny Frankel Stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy aren't usually part of a low-cal diet, but you can still savor Thanksgiving dinner without ...

Thanksgiving: Should America Cut Back Due to Obesity Crisis?

Rajiv Narayan | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Rajiv Narayan

I don't think the holidays should be canceled. A more precise solution is needed to tackle a more complex problem for a rising population in our society. But let's have that discussion instead of one that perpetuates the the tired and unhelpful way we currently talk about obesity.

Prevent Holiday Weight Gain With These 7 Tips

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

It's that time of year again. Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years are upon us, and along with them, the most weight-gaining window on the calendar. If you are trying to maintain your weight, it's a downright "dangerous" time.

Trim Up While Traveling for Turkey Day

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

The days around the Thanksgiving holiday are commonly considered the busiest travel time of the year. How can we prep for the big feast even while we are breezing through airports or stuck in the car for hours at a time?

Maybe Just One

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 01.20.2013 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

I suppose I could try just one little bite. Just to get a sense of the flavor. After all, you worked so hard to pick up this supermarket dessert-assortment tray; it would be rude to refuse the entire thing out of hand.

Sweet Solutions: How To Have A Guilt-Free Holiday Season

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer The sugar wars are on, and the truth is becoming more bitter and less sweet...

Weight Gain During the Holidays Is Hard to Undo

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Remember that the holidays are primarily there to reconnect with family and friends and to celebrate good times. Enjoying delicious food is certainly part of that, but it shouldn't be the main focus.

The Holidays Are Over, And Now to Everest (By Cross Trainer)!

Paul Greenberg | Posted 02.28.2012 | Comedy
Paul Greenberg

The hours of reverse strides have left us disoriented and confused. The sub-zero temperatures seem to have impaired the display, with the calorie counter only sluggishly inching forward.

WATCH: How This Couple Recovers From Christmas

Laura Zigman | Posted 02.25.2012 | Women
Laura Zigman

You thought the run up to Christmas -- the Christmas "pre-glow" -- was the worst part of the holiday? Well, think again. For some of us, the afterglow is no picnic, either...

Cheryl Burke On Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

People | Posted 12.26.2011 | Celebrity

Dancing with the Stars pro Cheryl Burke made it all the way to the finals last month, but she won't be celebrating with an extra serving of her favori...

Stay Fit Over The Holidays: Celeb Trainers Share 9 Secrets

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 12.22.2011 | Healthy Living

For many, the December holiday season is marked by parties, visits home and a feeling of shared celebration. But all that reveling (the rich meals! th...

Infographic: How To Navigate Your Holiday Feast

Posted 12.20.2011 | Healthy Living

While the holidays may seem synonymous with over-indulgence, research suggests that the average American actually gains only one to two pounds over th...

The Link Between Winter And Gluttony

NPR.org | NPR's The Salt | Posted 12.19.2011 | Home

If you feel hungrier as winter draws near, you're not alone. Even though most of us spend our days in climate-controlled offices and homes, our appeti...

5 Smart Ways To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 02.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

That chic LBD you scored on Gilt back in November is hanging in the closet just waiting to dazzle your cohorts. For one brief moment, an image of breakfast sausage links crosses your mind. Then you realize, SPANX or no SPANX, this isn't happening.

Is Holiday Weight Gain, Like January Bills, Inevitable?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 02.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

The infamous holiday five pounds do not have to be inevitable, and what a wonderful gift you will be giving yourself to enter the New Year without the extra weight of the past.

What's YOUR Favorite Holiday Food Vice?

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2011 | Healthy Living

At HuffPost Healthy Living, we've been talking a lot about how to stay healthy and fit during this season of overindulgence. The average person gai...

6 Simple Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Marisa Moore | Posted 01.30.2012 | Black Voices
Marisa Moore

There's an ugly rumor that Americans gain 8-10 pounds during the time between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day. While the holiday season is no time to go on a diet, try these six simple tips to maintain your weight over the next six weeks.

14 Tips For Controlling Holiday Eating -- On Thanksgiving And Beyond

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 01.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I've been thinking a lot about my eating habits lately -- probably because the holiday season is so full of temptation. Here are some guideline to follow, whether eating in or eating out.

5 Turkey Tips To Maintain -- Not Gain -- This Thanksgiving

Penny Love | Posted 01.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

Many dieters and exercisers view the holidays as a time for throwing in the towel. Facing 72 straight days of a never-ending food, the mentality becomes: We know we can't win, so we let ourselves go.

Why Those Extra 10 Pounds May Be Good For You

www.aarp.org | Posted 11.22.2011 | Fifty

The day after Thanksgiving, a collective groan goes up when millions of Americans step on the bathroom scale. Most of us who won't see 40 again are fa...

11 Holiday Health Hazards To Avoid

Posted 11.14.2011 | Healthy Living

The holidays aren't all joy and cheer. Check out these top seasonal health risks and what you can do to avoid them. ...

Holiday Dining Could Be a Killer

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Holiday risks abound when it comes to your waistline. Controlling your eating and guzzling before New Year's Day could make 2010 a happier new year medically and financially; it also might help save your life.