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Battle the Holiday Bulge

Tips to avoid putting on pounds over the holidays




The holidays are synonymous with heaping helpings of delicious food. But just how much is a heaping helping? Nutrition experts estimate a turkey dinner with all the fixings has 3,000-4,500 calories. That means a 160-pound person would have to walk 30-45 miles to work off that one meal. And who only eats one meal throughout the holiday season? Fortunately, there are a few things to do ahead of time to lighten the load. Find out what they are here.

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