Maintain, don't gain

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Dr. Lauren Richardson is giving her patients advice to prepare for the holidays. She says maintain your weight, don't gain.

The average American gains five to seven pounds over the holiday season.

The actual "holidays" are only a few days, not a couple of months.

Be mindful of your food choices over the next few weeks. Splurge on the actual "holiday," but not in the surrounding weeks.

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