Expert Advice – Avoiding Weight Gain over the Holidays

By Cassy Scott & Elizabeth Holmes
Mission Weight Management

The average American gains 5-10 pounds during the holiday season and often ends up keeping the weight on permanently.

Here are some ways to stay healthy, help keep the pounds off and reverse weight gain and still enjoy the holiday season. It’s a holi-day, not a holi-month, so use these tools to keep your healthy lifestyle in check.

Plan ahead

Limit your social calendar

Stay active

Accountability


Cassy Scott is an exercise specialist with Mission Weight Management; Elizabeth Holmes is a registered dietitian with Mission Weight Management.

To learn more about Mission Weight Management and to sign up for a free information session, call (828) 213-4100 or visit missionweight.org [1].
For additional holiday tips, recipes and more, visit mission-health.org/holidays [2].