Holiday Food Myths Busted

Get ready, here come the holidays - that time of year that brings even the most staunch willpower to its knees. Starting at Thanksgiving and continuing through to New Year's Day, you will be constantly tempted by the most enticing treats under your most vulnerable circumstances. Ok, so pumpkin pie and Grandma’s fudge can undermine your willpower, but there are a few common beliefs about holiday fare that are down-right wrong, from the “unavoidable” 7-pound weight gain to the groggy effect of eating too much turkey. Elizabeth Somer, registered dietitian and author of Eat Your Way to Sexy set the record straight about some of the most common holiday food myths.



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