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Enjoy Thanksgiving Without Packing on the Pounds

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Go in with a plan

Fill most of your plate with turkey, salad, and green beans and leave a quarter left for the fun stuff. Serve yourself a golf-ball-size portion of three of your favorite treats. A few bites of stuffing or sweet potatoes won't derail your weight loss efforts. For dessert, savor two golf balls of pie—choose your favorites—or swap out one of the flavors in favor of a small scoop of ice cream.

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