Easy Ways To Shave Off Christmas Calories - According To The Experts

We've already established that Christmas shopping in itself is a workout and can use up to 1500 calories - but unfortunately it will take a lot more to burn off the actual number of calories we're likely to gain on the day itself.

n average, we're likely to consume around 8,000 calories on Christmas day alone (pause for effect).

Here are nine tips - provided by the British Dietetic Association - that'll help you keep your calorie intake at bay.