Reality TV World Show Updates   People News   TV Ratings News   Entertainment News   RealityTVDB   POP Hollywood   Spoiler News
Features & Interviews   Sexy Social Pics of the Day   Things to Know Profiles   Message Boards   Shows Listing


Holiday meals can pack on calories

UPI News Service, 11/20/2005 

Just one U.S. holiday meal can contain thousands of calories -- roast goose alone is 784 calories a serving -- but desserts can really pack on calories.

A slice of apple pie can contain around 500 calories. A bowl of Christmas pudding is about 400 calories per slice -- and that's not a la mode, reported Forbes magazine.

"Say no to eggnog and high dairy desserts like ice cream and remember that alcohol and high sodium foods like dips, chips and pastries can make for one bloated holiday," said Ashley Borden, a personal trainer in Los Angeles.

While turkey itself -- without the skin -- can be considered a dieter's food, the side dishes are not. Sweet potatoes with marshmallows has 419 calories per serving, while creamed corn -- basically cream and corn -- totals 330 calories per serving.

Get more Reality TV World! Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook or add our RSS feed.

Copyright 2005 by United Press International

Take Our User Survey

Page generated Sun Oct 23, 2016 2:21 am in 1.2873802185059 seconds

About Reality TV World   •   Advertise on Reality TV World  •   Contact Reality TV World  •   Privacy Policy   •   RSS Feed

Page fetched in 1.2986760139465 seconds