Love Christmas Without The Consequences
Nothing beats a warming glass of mulled wine or a sugar-laden mince pie at Christmas. But with so many delectable treats on show, it can be difficult to keep track of the festive calorie count.
With the average Briton munching their way through an extra 3000 calories per day, it's no surprise we're gaining up to 4lbs over the Christmas week. While the majority of us are happy to offset our seasonal scoffing with a new year health kick, the truth is it could take up to four months to completely banish that yuletide bulge, if you ever do!
While UK studies suggest that 34% of Brits will lose the weight by Easter, a further 11% may never completely shift it, which means they could be adding more than 20lbs to their frame over a decade!
So next time you grab for the Quality Street tin, you might want to bear in mind the consequences of your Christmas cravings. Check out our quick tips for enjoying the foodie festivities without the waist-busting after-effects.
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