YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – Did you know there is a connection between stress and belly fat?

During the holiday season, people tend to consume a lot of calories. The average person in the United States gains 4 to 6 pounds during that time period.

How dangerous can this added weight be for your health? What are some ways to de-stress?

Dr. Shayesteh joined 33 WYTV Daybreak to explain the importance of combatting stress during the holidays.

Click here for a complete list of nutrition segments with Dr. Shayesteh.

To schedule a FREE consultation, visit Dr. Shayesteh’s website.