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More than just a holiday glow: Experts reveal taking a vacation can actually save your LIFE (but there is still a risk of 'creeping obesity')

Daily Mail

January 27, 2016

Daily Mail - Going on holiday does not lead to piling on the pounds and can actually save your life, according to a new study by scientists.

Researchers Jamie Cooper and Theresa Tokar in the Texas Tech University Department of Nutritional Sciences added: 'Accumulation of this small yet consistent weight gain which appears to begin with early adulthood can lead to substantial weight gain over a long period of time (15-30 years.)'

But it added that contrary to 'reports of enormous weight gains on vacations, there is no data to back up these claims.'

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