Healthy Christmas dinner

For a festive holiday dinner, enjoy our healthy Christmas dinner tips and learn how you can cut calories without losing flavor. All the favorite dishes are accompanied by useful tips, to learn you how you can cut 500kcal from your holiday recipes.

 

Turkey

Turkey is a good source of protein and, without the skin, is low in fat. It provides B vitamins, which you need for energy production.

The skin on a turkey, or any other roasted poultry, is where most of the fat is. If you remove the skin you can save around 40kcal per portion. Light meat also has slightly fewer calories than dark meat, so choose breast instead of leg or thigh.

Read more here: http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Healthychristmas/Pages/Christmaslunch.aspx

Image courtesy nhs.uk

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