Festive Fuel: Five Christmas Favourites

Get the nutritional lowdown on your favourite Christmas foods

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We all expect our waistbands to expand a little over the festive season – in fact, the average Briton eats more than 4,000 calories on Christmas Day alone.

Flick through our slideshow to discover the healthiest seasonal nibbles - and how a standard portion should look. And if you’re planning to throw away the healthy eating rulebook during the party season, we’ve charitably included a few recovery and detox tips. Season's eatings!

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"Government guidelines suggest you stick to a matchbox-sized portion per day."

Which size of matchbox? The little boxes are tiny - I'd want more cheese than that! - whereas the larger boxes are pretty big - I love my cheese but not sure I would want a lump that size!

Posted: 16/12/2011 at 06:47

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