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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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Peanut brittle

Nuts by themselves can be heart-healthy, but these shards of hardened corn syrup, sugar, and butter are not. It varies by brand, but one piece typically contains about 150 calories (about as much as an ice cream sandwich, and about 5 grams of fat. And let's be honest, who can stop at just one piece of peanut brittle?

Instead, try our version of chocolate bark—it delivers lots of antioxidant-rich cranberries and almonds.

Try this recipe: White Chocolate Holiday Bark

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