How many minutes of exercise it takes to work off Christmas foods


A study in the New England Journal of Medicine estimated the average adult puts on about 300 grams at Christmas — accounting for half the weight gained in a single year — and only loses half of it.

In the long term, those (extremely conservative) numbers add up to big fat gains. Christmas foods are high-calorie and we eat a lot of them — so some hard work is needed to burn them off. Keep reading to find out just how much work.

FYI, these stats are pulled from Harvard Medical School data about the amount of calories burned by exercise, and based on Australian Bureau of Statistics data on the weight of the average Australian woman

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