I’ll just have a taste…

How can you eat healthier this holiday season? Angela Blackstone, RD, LD, at The Ohio State University Medical Center’s Center for Wellness and Prevention suggests having just a taste of your favorite holiday treats. Here is her guide to help you:

  • One bite of cookie dough – 50 calories
  • One fingerful of fudge batter – 50 calories
  • One tablespoon of frosting – 60 calories
  • 15 broken cracker pieces that are suitable for serving company – 135 calories
  • One handful of peanuts – 225 calories
  • One glass of eggnog (6oz) – 300 calories
  • One handful of cereal party mix – 200 calories
  • One deviled egg (1-half) – 75 calories
  • Nibbling on holiday cookies – 100-150 calories (medium-sized cookie)
  • One small candy cane – 25 calories
  • One piece of fruitcake – 300 calories

What’s your favorite holiday treat?

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