4 Surprising Holiday Foods to Avoid This Christmas [SPONSORED]
This is a question most of us face during the holiday season, "how do I stop putting on extra weight during the holidays?"
I hate to admit it, but I'm usually good for an extra 3 to 4 pounds every holiday season. I loose control whenever I see a platter of Christmas cookies or candy. One cookie turns into three, four or more.
Here are some surprising food to avoid this Christmas, according to the website Eating Well.
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It's always hard to eat just a few. Just a few handfuls can easily add up to almost 450 calories and 40 grams of fat. Limit yourself to just a small handful.
Another one of my holiday favorites! Be aware that 5 little cubes of cheese can add up to almost 350 calories. Throw in some crackers and you'll easily break the 500 calorie mark. Think small portions! Goat cheese or even a cheese ball can cut down on the calories.
You might think this could be a health option for the holidays but, ranch or blue cheese dressing can account for 150 calories and 16 grams of far per two tablespoons.
Here's a surprise. Just a couple of cups of spiced cider can add up to 240 calories. Cut down to just one cup.