Thanksgiving Dinner: It Has How Many Calories?!

Most folks have no idea how many calories they're downing when they fill their holiday plates. Now, we'd never suggest you go without, but you can still eat wisely while you eat well. Use our chart to keep your choices in perspective.
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Most folks have no idea how many calories they're downing when they fill their holiday plates. Now, we'd never suggest you go without, but you can still eat wisely while you eat well. Use that chart above to keep your choices in perspective. Enjoy a little bit of everything, and you can shave hundreds of excess calories off your meal!

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