The 50 Fattiest Foods in the States


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South Carolina: Turducken

Ah yes, the home of the turducken. This Thanksgiving feast consists of a turkey stuffed with a duck stuffed with a chicken—almost heaven for those who like their meat with a side of meat chased with a bit of meat. The origin of this monstrous meal is mysterious, but rumor has it that the first turducken may have been assembled at a plantation in South Carolina.

Ingredients: Turkey, chicken, duck; often also contains stuffing, frequently made with cornbread and pork sausage

Fat content: Recipes vary greatly, from as little as 14 grams of fat in a commercially prepared version from, to as much as 53 grams or even a whopping 118 grams of fat in various homemade versions.

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