Count Your Blessings and Calories
You have worked hard throughout the year in sticking to your wedding diet plan. However, the festive season can threaten your progress if you do not maintain the discipline you have had. One month of overeating at Christmas parties, or New Year's parties can lead to weight gain.
Therefore it is important to know what it is you are putting into your mouth! The following provides the calorie information of popular festive goodies you would find at parties. This will help you ascertain how much of what you should be eating.
Kilocalories (kcal) are a measure of energy. A kilocalorie is commonly known as a calorie.
An average man below the age of 60 with a job of moderate activity needs between 2900kcal and 2950kcal a day while a women need 2100kcal to 2150kcal.
2 slices breast meat with no skin, 60g
76kcal, 2.9g fat
343kcal, 19g fat
Gingerbread Man Cookie
153kcal, 7g fat
1 slice with sauce
352kcal, 9g fat
2 slices, 60g
98kcal, 5g fat
1 slice, 80g
Assorted: Walnuts, Hazelnuts, Brazil nuts, 200g
548kcal, 53g fat
Christmas sugar cookies
3 cookies, 112g
1 glass, 120ml
1 slice, 150g
540kcal, 37.5g fat
Fruitcake1 slice, 50g
190kcal, 7g fat
1 slice, 150g
434kcal, 16g fat
Cupcake with icing
1 cupcake, 68g
207kcal, 2.5g fat
4 pieces, 40g
214kcal, 12g fat
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