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50 Holiday Foods You Shouldn't Eat

'Tis the season to be jolly—and pack on pounds indulging in rich, fattening fare. Here are 50 holiday foods you and your family should avoid, along with healthier options that only taste indulgent!
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Cheesecake

Beware of this delectable dessert, a crowd favorite on any occasion. One slice of Cheesecake Factory's original cheesecake has 707 calories and 29 grams of fat. That's about half of the 65 grams the USDA recommends for the average woman eating 2,000 calories a day. And we haven't even mentioned assorted flavors and toppings!

If cheesecake is one of your choice indulgences, select a light version that is garnished with fruit. One slice of our cheesecake with fresh strawberry sauce has only 245 calories and 8.4 grams of fat.

Try this recipe: Cheesecake with Fresh Strawberry Sauce

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