Holiday Weight Gain Is Real It Starts in October Study Says
According to one study, holiday weight gain is real, it is released by Cornell University recently and it is not just Americans who are affected. The study showed that the extra pounds you put on between Halloween and Christmas can take more than five months to lose here.
New research led by Cornell’s Food and Brand Lab as well as scientists in Finland and France looked at year round weight patterns of nearly 3000 people in the US, Japan, and Germany. As their data came from daily weigh ins of consumers who woild purchased wireless Withings scales and had agreed to have their capacities collected and examined.
United States the researchers found that the members’ weight began to rise throughout October and November and peaked 10 days after Christmas fest. Change was not large but it was important on average people weight increased about 1.3 pounds during the Christmas New Year period.
And about half of that weight came off quickly after the holiday season ended but the other half was not lost until about five months later after Easter.