by Alice Henneman, MS, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
The extra calories sometimes sneak up on us over the winter holidays. They don't always arrive in the form of large portions of calorie-laden food. Rather, they may tiptoe in through many tiny tastes throughout the day.
Let's look at "Holly Day's" food diary for one day and view how those "tiny tastes" can add up. Calories are approximate and will vary, depending on brand, recipe, exact serving size, etc.
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