03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Diet Books: Lose The Thanksgiving 5 Pounds Before They Become The Christmas 10 (PHOTOS, POLL)

Most of the weight we gain every year is during the holidays, the kick off is Thanksgiving. Why wait for New Year's to make a run at those extra pounds? We found books that will kick start the eating habit change now so that you can still enjoy Christmas without having to buy a new--and bigger--New Year's outfit. There's nothing wrong with getting on the wagon now even if you plan to blow it in late December. You can always start again in January with the rest of the pack. Here are a few programs to help out now.

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