Feel the Holiday Burn
by Staff
The holidays can be a time of too much eating, too much drinking. Your body will pay the price for all of your over-indulgences, and it can be hard to reverse the effects. But it can be done with a little after-holiday burn.

On average, how much weight will you gain during the holidays?

  • One pound
  • Five pounds
  • 10 pounds

Why do you tend to eat more during the winter season?

  • To add a few pounds to protect your body from the cold and wind.
  • There is more food available to you through parties, holiday meals and office celebrations.
  • Both

What is the average number of calories in a typical Thanksgiving dinner?

  • 1,500 calories
  • 3,000 calories
  • 5,000 calories

What about Christmas dinner? How many calories are in your average Christmas meal?

  • 2,000 calories
  • 5,000 calories
  • 7,000 calories

What is the biggest calorie offender during the holidays?

  • Eggnog
  • Candied Yams
  • Stuffing

Which part of the turkey will net you less calories and fat?

  • Dark meat
  • White meat
  • Skin

Which side dish is better for your waistline?

  • Mashed sweet potatoes
  • Candied yams
  • Potatoes au gratin

Why do people overindulge during the holidays?

  • The opportunity is there.
  • Too much stress and depression, leading to emotional eating.
  • Both

Now that the holidays are over, how do you kick the extra pound?

  • Starve yourself until you lose it.
  • Eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly.
  • Both

How can you lose that one pound in a week?

  • It's not possible.
  • Burn 1,000 calories more than you eat.
  • Burn 500 calories more than you eat.