Happy (and Healthy) Thanksgiving

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turkey artWondering how many calories you can rack up during Thanksgving dinner? Below is a list of typical menu items and their calorie counts by portion size. Many thanks to Mary King, RD, LD, CDE, nutrition services coordinator at UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown, for creating and sharing this information … and Happy (and healthy) Thanksgiving to all UM Shore Regional Health team members from Communications and Marketing!

 

Main Course                                                                       Portion         Calories       

Roast Turkey, white meat only                                         3 oz                         135

Roast Turkey, white meat only                                         10 oz                        450

Roast Turkey, meat and skin                                              3 oz                         161

Roast Turkey, meat and skin                                               10 oz                      536

Bread Stuffing                                                                      ½ cup                     195

Bread Stuffing                                                                      1 ½ cups                 585

Mashed Potatoes with whole milk and butter                  ½ cup                      119

Mashed Potatoes with whole milk and butter                 2 cups                      476

Steamed Green Beans                                                        1 cup                        38

Steamed Green Beans                                                        3 cups                     114

Steamed Carrots                                                                 1 cup                         54

Steamed Carrots                                                                 3 cups                     162

Pumpkin Pie                                                                         1/8th of pie             316

Pumpkin Pie                                                                         ½ of pie                1264

Desserts                                                                              Portion         Calories       

Pecan Pie                                                                            1/8th of pie            503

Pecan Pie                                                                             ½ of pie                2012

Whipped Cream (Heavy Whipping Cream)                      1 TBSP                       51

Whipped Cream (Heavy Whipping Cream)                      4 TBSP                    204

Fat Free Whipped Cream                                                  1 TBSP                        6

Fat Free Whipped Cream                                                   4 TBSP                     24

Regular Jello                                                                       1 cup                      168

Sugar Free Jello                                                                  1 cup                        46