I Can't Believe I Ate the Whole Thing
BY HIV Plus Editors
October 11 2005 12:00 AM ET
Roasted turkey: one-half breast, 1,633 calories.
Stuffing: one-half cut, 178 calories.
Mashed potatoes: 1 cup, 237 calories.
Turkey gravy: 1 cup, 121 calories.
Green beans: 1 cup, 38 calories.
Cranberry sauce: one-half cut, 209 calories.
Dinner roll: 1 roll, 111 calories.
Pumpkin pie: one-eighth of a 9-inch pie, 316 calories.
Whipped cream: one-half cut, 77 calories.
White win: 1 glass, 70 calories.
Total calories: 2,990.
That's one-and-a-half to two times an average recommended daily calorie intake--in only one meal. And it doesn't include seconds or hors d'oeuvres.