Welcome to the month of November, the month of comfort food, family gathering, and shopping. This might the happiest time of the year, because we get to spend precious time at the dinner table, but that also comes with calories, fats, and extra pounds.
Did you know that an average person gains 7-10 pounds between the months of November and December. We get enough pressure from people around us telling what we need to avoid, and how we only need to only eat when we are hungry at this time of year. Many experts also say “Just walk away from the food”, or “Stick to eating low calorie foods”. Well, if there a secret to NOT gaining these hated holiday pounds, I want to know it. Don’t you?
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