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Worst Holiday Foods

11 Holiday Diet Killers

11 Holiday Diet Killers

It's the same every year — the holidays come around and there are sugary, fatty treats everywhere you look. You try your best to eat well, but lo and behold, January rolls around and you're suddenly five pounds heavier. How do you enjoy the holidays without moving up a pants size? Easy: portion control and smart swaps. Here are our top foods to beware of this holiday season and ideas for smart swaps.

By Nicole Ferring Holovach, MS, RD. Published December 6, 2011. Nicole is a Washington, DC-based nutrition communications professional, writer, and yoga teacher. She blogs about holistic health at