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The Average Thanksgiving Dinner Is Around 2,500 calories

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Skye Gould and Megan Willett

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clockNov 24 2016, 10:58 UTC

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Whether it's mashed potatoes or turkey, there are certain classic Thanksgiving foods that Americans look forward to eating every year.

So we calculated how many calories you'll be consuming for dinner, whether it's dark meat, white meat, or green bean casserole. In total, if you eat everything on our plate below, you'll easily consume over 2,500 calories.


Keep reading to see the calorie counts of these classic Thanksgiving foods.

Read the original article on Tech Insider. Copyright 2016.

See also: 10 sad, sad facts about your Thanksgiving turkey


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