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A healthier Thanksgiving in 8 traditional, simple, calorie-conscious courses

Nov 20, 2018 - CNN

(CNN) -- Thanksgiving is a time for feasting, certainly not fasting or dieting. But if you're kicking off the holiday season with your health in mind, there are a few smart switches you can make on Turkey Day that will help boost your nutrition and lighten your calorie load.

Below are some savvy substitutions that can help you save nearly 1,200 calories for the entire meal.

Red wine instead of White Russian

Calories in cocktails can add up quickly, thanks to sugary mixers, ...