Thursday, October 4, 2007

Holiday Food Shockers

Roasted Turkey - 6 oz mixed meat, untrimmed: 350 calories
1 cup stuffing: 340 calories
¾ cup turkey gravy: 375 calories
1 cup mashed potatoes: 240 calories
¾ cup candied sweet potatoes: 365 calories
1 cup green bean casserole: 180 calories
½ cup cranberry sauce: 210 calories
1 roll with butter: 120 calories
2 glasses wine, punch or cider: 200-250 calories
1 slice pumpkin pie with whipped cream: 500 calories
1 slice pecan pie: 500 calories
1 cup Egg Nog: 400 calories
1 serving (3.5 oz) peanut brittle: 485 calories
Lindt chocolate truffle ball: 80-90 calories
2 shots (3 fl oz) liqueur: 300 calories
2 small shortbread cookies (1.2 oz): 120 calories
2 small pieces fudge (1.2 oz): 140 calories

I'll let you add up the calories you would normally eat and let me know if you can do any better this year. Mine in the past have been 2,410 calories. Of course I'm gonna do MUCH better this year. I can't possibly eat 2 days worth of calories in one sitting. What education will do for you :) Oh, I got this info at the healthcastle.com website.

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