According to research from the Calorie Control Council, the average American may consume more than 4,500 calories and a whopping 229 grams of fat, from snacking and from a traditional holiday dinner with turkey and all the trimmings. And these figures don't include breakfast or the late evening munching on leftovers!
Every American holiday revolves around food. Thanksgiving is the food event of the year and the kickoff to the holiday eating season. Do you think there is a need to consume 4,500 calories in one day? Only you have that answer.