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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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Chocolate-covered cherries

Yes, cherries are fruit and they are good for you—on their own.

But if you soak them in sickly sweet goop and then coat them with chocolate, it's a different story. You can get as much as 30 grams of sugar in two pieces!

Try this recipe: Cherry-Almond-Chocolate-Chunk Cookies

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