By Julie DavisHealthDay Reporter
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TUESDAY, Jan. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Even though successful dieters work harder than non-dieters at maintaining their weight over the holidays, they often face more weight gain than thinner people. And gaining weight often goes on for another month into the new year, according to the National Weight Control Registry.
But you can stop the scale from creeping further up and get back on track with renewed dedication starting now.
Diet slips are a normal part of any lifestyle change. Slips don't really hurt your progress over the long-term, but how you react to a slip can.
Negative thoughts are the most dangerous and can leave you feeling discouraged and down on yourself. Counter them with positive affirmations. Review the diet success you had before the holidays and return to your good eating habits without reprimanding yourself.
Don't let holiday overeating extend one day longer. That means get back on track with your very next meal -- not tomorrow, ...