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Lighten up Thanksgiving

Many traditional Thanksgiving dishes are not exactly known for their nutritional benefits. The Calorie Control Council estimates the average American will consume about 4,500 calories from Thanksgiving dinner, and snacking before and after. That’s more than twice as many calories as we typically consume on a given day! This year, why not bring a lighter […]

This Thanksgiving, Stuff the Turkey Not Yourself

Overeating is as much of a Thanksgiving tradition as parades and football. According to the Calorie Control Council, the average American consumes about 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving.  This year, kick off the holiday season on a healthier note with these tips to prevent the “festive fifteen.” A healthy diet is key to preventing cancer and […]

Make Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Casserole for Less Than 200 Calories

No Thanksgiving dinner is complete without my favorite staple side dish- sweet potatoes. Most recipes call for marshmallows, butter and lots of sugar, but an unhealthy diet can increase your risk for cancer. This year, try this healthy take on the Thanksgiving classic. This recipe tastes like an indulgence without all the calories. Sweet Potato […]