Increase in body weight during the holidays is associated with decreased physical activity

fredrikHow much weight do you put on during the winter holidays? Many may think the weight increases by 2-3 kilograms, but if we are to believe a study from the New England Journal of Medicine, it is probably far less. The authors included 195 people with great diversity of ethnicity and age, who were weighed four times between October and March. This allowed the researchers to see the change in weight before, during and after the holidays.

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