Holiday Eating by the Numbers;Good Choices Equal Less Weight has some great tips, such as:
- Remove turkey skin to deduct 50 calories
- Switch from whole milk in mashed potatoes to fat free or skim — or consider using new potatoes instead, which have less sugar
- Enjoy one less piece of bread: cornbread is about 200 calories a piece, and each dinner roll will cost you 80
Read the full article to learn more about how to avoid holiday weight gain.
- Opt for a fresh dessert instead of a baked one: a single slice of pumpkin pie is packed with about 350 calories and Southern pecan pie has more than 500 calories. A fresh fruit sorbet: only about 100 calories
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