Looking for the perfect Super Bowl party spread, but worried about the guilt that follows? Thankfully, dietitian Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite For Health, is here to offer tips for keeping game day clean and healthy.
Will you be tuning in to watch the Denver Broncos take on the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50? If so, you might want to avoid the pitfalls of typical pigskin party fare. Chips and dip, pizza, loaded nachos, wings, and beer can pack in around 2,500 calories — more energy than you need in an entire day. You'd have to jog around 20 miles or walk for more than 10 hours to burn all those calories off.
Here's what to bench and what to start to slash hundreds of calories off your game-day menu. These all-star substitutions have all the flavor, minus the fat of traditional football party fare.