5 Best (and Worst) Holiday Foods

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5 Best (and Worst) Holiday Foods

Post by james21 on Sat Dec 04, 2010 7:58 am

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4-5.Turkey:Eating any high-quality protein helps trigger satiety so you are less likely to engage in it lesshealthy foods. And turkey meat, black or white, is theOne source of protein and lower in calories, you can eat. A serving of three ounces skinless turkey breast contains about 120 calories and one gram of fat.Tip: Cut the skin before eating - c 'This is where lie the most fat and calories.Green Beans:Green beans are one of the healthiest foods you can eat during the holidays (or at any time of theyear).Women's Lynnea They are a good source of vitamins A, C and K, manganese, dietary fiber, potassium, folic acid and iron. The key is how you prepare them. drowning them in butter or cream sauce calories is the best way?is to deny these benefits with an excess of fat and calories. Best?Boil or steam, anduse healthy seasonings (and butter, in moderation).

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