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7 Easy Ways to Not Gain Weight this Holiday

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© Scott Karcich. Dreamstime.com

© Scott Karcich. Dreamstime.com

Fact: The average person eats almost 5,000 calories on Thanksgiving. That includes the 3000 calorie turkey feast, plus other meals and noshes throughout the day. That’s over 2 days worth of calories. Fact: Eating an excess of 3500 calories (that means 3500 calories more than what your body can burn) equals 1 pound of fat. [...]

 

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How to Tailgate WITHOUT Bulking up like a Football Player (Food and Fitness Dos and Don'ts)

More than the beefy football players, the ball whizzing through the air, and the face-painted screaming fans, tailgating can be the best part of football season. You get to pre-game with your slap-happy friends, gorging on brats, wings, and dogs, and washing it all down with pitchers of full-bodied beer. Translation: Calories, Fat, Carbs… oh [...]

 

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Ghost Pepper Turkey Burger

I love this spicy spicy spicy Turkey Burger recipe with Bhut Pepper’s naga jolokia (ghost pepper). It’s definitely not a full pepper though, just a small amount of the powder. In fact, if you just ate an entire ghost pepper (ranking 1,000,000 on the Scoville Scale), you’d probably simultaneously be passing out and guzzling a gallon of water. The Scoville scale measures how hot a pepper is based on how many times it’s extract has to be diluted before it can no longer be tasted. The hottest pepper—the Naga Jolokia—has to be diluted 1,000,000 times!