Health & Fitness This is how many calories are in your Christmas dinner — and how long it would take you to work it off

23:36  05 december  2017
23:36  05 december  2017 Source:   MSN

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  How much weight you could lose if you ate just 100 calories less a day A new study has found a very realistic and accurate weight loss methodBut a new dieting model might be the medical equivalent of a knight in shining armour as it has found that cutting down your food intake by just 100 calories a day can see a weight loss of around 10 pounds over three years.

Nearly a day's worth of calories are consumed before it even gets to lunchtime, with bucks fizz, chocolate, and treats from the stocking often making up the Christmas breakfast. × Recommended For You Powered by Sailthru. This is how many calories are in your Christmas dinner — and how

Food. This is how many calories are in your Christmas dinner Forza Supplements found that the average Brit consumes over 5,200 calories on Christmas dinner alone — and a whopping 190g of fat. swim for 13 hours straight, or cycle over 109 miles (175 km) to work off their festive feast.

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  • 73% of Brits don't think about their calorie intake over the festive period.
  • During Christmas dinner, we consume over 5,200 calories — and a whopping 190g of fat.
  • You'd have to run two marathons, or 52 miles, to burn this off.
  • If you ate this way every day, you'd be 22 stone (140kg) heavier by this time next year.

Christmas is the one time of year when many of us allow ourselves to splurge on tipples and treats without feeling guilty.

With chocolate selection boxes, bubbly, and mince pies aplenty, we tend to go a little overboard "just because it's Christmas."

How much weight you could lose if you ate just 100 calories less a day

  How much weight you could lose if you ate just 100 calories less a day A new study has found a very realistic and accurate weight loss methodBut a new dieting model might be the medical equivalent of a knight in shining armour as it has found that cutting down your food intake by just 100 calories a day can see a weight loss of around 10 pounds over three years.

Forza Supplements found that the average Brit consumes over 5,200 calories on Christmas dinner alone — and a whopping 190g of fat. After the Christmas lunch, more treats, desserts, tipples, and a cheese board take us into the evening as we how - long - it - would - take - you - to - work - it - off -2017-11.

dinner — and how long it would take you to work it off . Forza Supplements found that the average Brit consumes over 5,200 calories on Christmas dinner alone — and a whopping 190g of fat. After the Christmas lunch, more treats, desserts, tipples, and a cheese board take us into the

According to a survey by manufacturer Wren Kitchens, almost three-quarters of Brits try not to think about their escalating calorie counts as they indulge in seasonal treats. 60% of the 2,000 respondents in the report even went as far as saying that they consider Christmas their "get out of jail free" card and gorge on whatever they please.

Christmas parties, limited edition hot drinks, and seasonal sandwiches have us splurging on a daily basis throughout December — and that's before we even get to the Christmas dinner

Forza Supplements found that the average Brit consumes over 5,200 calories on Christmas dinner alone — and a whopping 190g of fat.

The nutrition supplement company jotted up the calorie count of a typical Christmas day affair, including champagne and nibbles, a smoked salmon starter, a roast turkey dinner with wine, and dessert and a cheeseboard.

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That’s why we eat Christmas dinner sandwiches for five weeks ahead of the big day, just so we can remember how good all those trimmings taste. ‘When dieters realise you have to run a half marathon to work off the calories consumed having Christmas pudding and cheese, they might just think it is

Health and wellbeing firm Forza Supplements looked how much people typically eat on the big day – and how long it would take to burn off all that excess. Forza then asked a team of fitness experts to calculate a range of exercises which burn the equivalent calories of a Christmas dinner blowout.

1,327 calories of alcohol, 1,290 on treats and pudding, and 496 on a starter or appetiser contribute towards the mammoth total count — all before the 2,128 calories consumed during the Christmas roast itself.

Nearly a day's worth of calories are consumed before it even gets to lunchtime, with bucks fizz, chocolate, and treats from the stocking often making up the Christmas breakfast.

After the Christmas lunch, more treats, desserts, tipples, and a cheese board take us into the evening as we reach to unbutton our flies.

This prolonged feasting means that the average woman consumes almost three times her recommended calorie intake — and the average man more than doubles his 2,500 calorie guideline.

a box filled with different types of food: roast potatoes flickr stewart black © Provided by Business Insider UK roast potatoes flickr stewart black And so much gorging doesn't come without its downside (although we may like to pretend that our Christmas grazing has no consequences). Those who indulge in a day of treats and second helpings would have to run the equivalent of two marathons, swim for 13 hours straight, or cycle over 109 miles (175 km) to work off their festive feast.

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  Tempted To Go Sober For October? Four Benefits Of Not Drinking Alcohol That Could Persuade You A glass of wine after work, beers with mates, champagne to celebrate and a shot or two on a night out - so far so normal? With the recommended weekly allowance of 14 units a week, equivalent to six medium glasses of wine, or seven pints of beer, the drinks soon add up with one in five of us (25-34s) consuming above and beyond our weekly allowance in one night*.

If the average Brit really scoffs 6,000 calories on Christmas Day, here's a ready-made recipe for how to shed it all – and sharp… But just how much work are you going to have to do, exactly? How Many Calories In?

Using a slider, they can then choose how long they spend in each position. After clicking 'calculate', the tool reveals how many calories the sexercise burns - and what this equates to in terms of food or other forms of activity. Take the test below or use this link.

If this doesn't sound feasible, it's probably because it isn't. On average, it takes four months to repair the damage done by a seasonal splurge, with many dieters only returning to their pre-Christmas weight in time for Easter.

Zuzanna Sobocinska ANutr, a registered associate nutritionist advised that "introducing a healthy, balanced diet along with regular exercise straight after Christmas is a recommended way to reverse Christmas Day's indulgence."

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