Active people aren't immune from weight gain during holiday season

02/12/2012 | Reuters

Data on 443 middle-aged, mostly overweight participants showed both men and women tended to gain some weight during the holidays, and those who exercised a lot were no less likely to gain weight compared with their more sedentary counterparts. The results in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggest interventions focusing on food intake as well as exercise are needed to address obesity, the senior author said.

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