Thanksgiving Day: Really 4,500 Calories?

One reporter puts it to the test

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 18, 2012 5:10 PM CST

(Newser) – So, you've heard that Americans typically wolf down more than 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving Day? That's what the Calorie Control Council says, but Tara Parker-Pope at the New York Times was skeptical. So she cooked up a highly indulgent Thanksgiving meal, including...   Read full story »


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