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10 Worst Foods to Eat During the Holidays

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Thanksgiving comes but once a year. And that’s probably a good thing, considering that the average American will literally gobble down thousands of calories on what’s considered one of the most gluttonous holidays of the entire year.

Beware of the ten worst foods to eat during the holidays…

1. Dark Meat Turkey

I’m hardly disputing that turkey has nutritional elements. It’s high in protein and low in calories if you opt for white breast. However, if you prefer dark meat that’s another story altogether. Dark meat turkey without the skin will set you back 10-grams of fat…and really, can you seriously resist picking at that crispy, salty, greasy turkey skin?

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