7 minutes | Nov 20, 2019

How to Make Smart Choices at the Thanksgiving Table

You might be considering pulling out your stretchy pants in preparation for next week’s Thanksgiving dinner. But instead of stacking your plate high with mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, pumpkin pie, and an extra scoop of rich gravy, a few simple changes can help prevent a food coma while making your holiday feast no less enjoyable. One example? Roasted veggies instead of a scoop of the sweet potato casserole with marshmallows on top.For more ideas, we talk with Joan Salge Blake, a clinical associate professor of nutrition at Boston University's Sargent College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences.
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