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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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Spinach and artichoke dip

The name of this popular appetizer can easily be misleading to the average partygoer. Spinach and artichokes alone are nutritious. However, generous amounts of mayonnaise, sour cream, and cream cheese overpower the vitamin-packed veggies. One popular restaurant's spinach and artichoke dip with tostada chips has 905 calories and 3,100 milligrams of sodium, over 1,000 more milligrams than the USDA recommends!

Try this healthier version and watch your portion size. One serving has just 59 calories and 183 mg of sodium.

Try this recipe: Warm Spinach-Artichoke Dip

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