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

Healthy Holiday Foods: Honey and Thyme-Brined Turkey Breast Recipes
Becky Luigart-Stayner

Best: Turkey

Eating any high-quality protein helps to trigger satiety so you’re less likely to over-indulge on less healthful foods. And turkey―dark meat or white―is one of the lowest-calorie protein sources you can eat. A three-ounce serving of skinless turkey breast has about 120 calories and one gram of fat. Tip: Trim off the skin before eating – that's where most of the fat and calories lurk.

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