Worried about packing on the pounds with all the feasting, parties and delicious gifts of the holiday season? I've got some good news for you then: science says holiday weight gain isn't nearly as big a deal as you think it is.
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With obesity on the rise, so too is the diet and weight loss industry, currently valued at US$70 billion in the US alone. But most of us are still confused about the factors that lead to weight gain. Three commonly attributed factors are our genes, our microbiome (gut bugs) and our energy intake (kilojoules). So let’s examine how much each of these is to blame.