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21 Holiday Health Mistakes

Health.com Logo By Amanda MacMillan of Health.com | Slide 1 of 22: Woman eats dessert by a Christmas tree.

Beware these seasonal health hazards

Eleven months of the year, you may do the right thing. You eat healthy, exercise regularly, and maintain your work/life balance.

So what is it about the holiday season that seems to unravel even the most fit people? Having a full plate—both physically and metaphorically—can take its toll on your normal routine, energy, and waistline. And sometimes, even seemingly healthy habits can backfire.

Here are 21 common mistakes made during the holidays, and how to make smarter choices instead.
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