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5 Best (and Worst) Holiday Foods

Know healthiest choices and worst offenders on the holiday table. By Katherine Brooking MS, RD

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Healthy Holiday Guide

We love the holidays, but we know they can be a nutritional minefield. Temptations lurk everywhere. Those extra calories add up to an average weight gain of about a pound during the festivities between Thanksgiving and New Year's, studies show. That may not sound like much, but if it becomes a yearly tradition, the years can pack on the pounds.

Don't let that curb your merriment, though. There are plenty of good-for-you foods lurking in between the calorie bombs. Here's our guide to good-for-you holiday dishes…and foods you'll want to avoid.

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