How to Slash Calories in Your Holiday Meals

Whip out these tips at your next festive occasion.

By Reina Berger
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While the holidays are full of festive activities and nonstop celebrations, they can also cause a lot of stress for those who are watching their weight. With the boozy parties, baked goods aplenty, and oversized family dinners, (with leftovers offered at every turn), you might find yourself in disbelief when you're reacquainted with your scale. But, if you arm yourself with the right tools and pay attention, you can walk away from the most wonderful time of year feeling equally wonderful inside and out. Check out five clever ways to slash calories from your holiday meals and share the wealth with your loved ones. Happy Holidays!

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Article written by Reina Berger