That's according to this 2006 Thanksgiving study from Nutrition Journal. Researchers at the University of Oklahoma weighed 94 students before and after Thanksgiving break. They found that the students gained just over one pound, on average, with only a small difference between men and women.
So how in danger are you? I weighed myself this morning: no intake of nothing! I weigh 170 pounds. I'll come back to you with the results tomorrow morning. For those of you that know me, be scared!