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At what time of year do people typically gain weight?

During the holidays, experts say, Americans gain anywhere between one and five pounds on average.  Further, the 10-day stretch between the Christmas and New Year holidays is the most common time of year people gain weight. A lot of excess weight can lead to heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and other health problems, so try to manage your intake during this merry season.

This content originally appeared online at Baptist Health South Florida.
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