Syracuse (WSYR-TV) -- How many calories will you consume on Thanksgiving? Did you know dinner alone adds up to more calories than people should eat all day?The New York Times
did the math:
6 ounces of turkey with crispy skin = 300 calories
Sausage stuffing = 310 calories
A well-buttered dinner roll = 310 calories
Sweet-potato casserole = 300 calories
Mashed potatoes with gravy and butter = 140 calories
And a few greens and cranberry sauce = 208 calories
Dessert was a killer, naturally, with all the pies and whipped cream.
Pumpkin pie = 316 calories
Pecan pie = 503 Calories
And whipped cream = 100 calories
All together, your Thanksgiving dinner and dessert comes to 2,486 calories. Needless to say eat a light breakfast and try to take a walk after dinner. But most of all -- ENJOY!