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Counting calories this Christmas? Beware the pigs in blankets

Jan 2nd, 2017 by

Average person will consume 6,000 calories on Christmas Day, report says – but you can cut down and still eat well

A short stroll on Christmas Day is the antidote for many a gluttonous festive feast. But according to health experts, a post-dinner walk would have to last four and a half hours to work off the calories of a typical Christmas dinner with all the trimmings.

Figures released by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) on Wednesday reveal that the average person will consume about 6,000 calories on Christmas Day alone, nearly three times the recommended daily intake for women and more than twice the recommended amount for men.

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