More turkey less mashed potatoes

a good article on the right portions to eat at thanksgiving so you don't gain weight:

"More turkey, less white bread and mashed potatoes. Just in time for holiday feasting, a large study found that diets higher in protein and lower in carbohydrates can help overweight adults who managed to drop some weight keep it off.
As every yo-yo dieter knows, the real struggle isn't so much shedding pounds, but keeping them off. Past research has shown that as long as you burn more calories than you eat, you can slim down in the short term no matter what diet you try. Fewer studies have looked at ways to avoid packing it back on."

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Interesting article.