Even if you’re not terribly concerned with holiday weight gain, you may still want to aim for a healthier Thanksgiving meal. You know, one where you actually get all of the nutrients you need, without gravy boat-loads of additional fat and calories. And one of the easiest ways to get there is to map out your plate ahead of time, to decide how much space your food should take up, depending on your diet.
Here are some (very) basic guidelines for omnivores, vegetarians, and those who are gluten-free. Of course, you can customize your plate based on your own tastes–and let us know what kinds of foods you like to have in each group.
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