Time Magazine reports disparaging news about the extremely high calorie count of a typical Thanksgiving feast to remind us all of the Obesity Epidemic raging across the land:
“The typical Thanksgiving meal weighs in at about 4,500 calories, which is more than twice the recommended amount of daily calories for adult men and women. To put it into perspective, one Thanksgiving dinner is about the equivalent of seven Burger King Whoppers.” Continue Reading…
According to a Forbes report, an individual consumes as much as 4,500 calories and 229 gm of fat on Thanksgiving alone. 3,000 of this total number of calories come from the main Thanksgiving meal comprising of the turkey, must-have sides and a few slices of pies while the remaining 1,500 calories comes from hours of “pre-dinner grazing” on food items like breads, chips, dips and other appetizers. See more comparisons at Tap.
See here to find out how much SUGAR there is in a typical Thanksgiving dinner! You’ll be shocked — especially if you’re diabetic!
[Calorie count for Burger King Whopper.]