5 Tips to Avoid Overindulging on Thanksgiving

November 26, 2014 6:54 PM

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5 Tips to Avoid Overindulging on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is every dieter's nightmare: turkey slathered in gravy, candied sweet potatoes with marshmallows, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce and buttery, calorie-laden pecan pie.

Adults gain about a pound between Thanksgiving and Christmas, and they don't lose it in January, according to experts. That means that, of the pound or two a year that adults gain as they age, half of it happens over the holidays, said Cedric Bryant, chief science officer of the nonprofit American C...

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