The New England Journal of Medicine reports that in over 2,000 test subjects, celebrating holidays consistently resulted in weight gain, with Americans gaining between 0.2 and 0.4 percent of their body weight over the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. What do you think?


“Yes, the correlation between stress and weight gain is already well established.”

Johnny Lowe • Lunch Fetcher

“When you consider what food marketers spend on holiday advertising, 0.4 percent is pretty pathetic.”

Justine Wilde • Poodle Bleacher

“Who does this team of medical researchers think they are, my doctor?”

Wilbur Klassen • Digital Chaffeur