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Unhealthy Foods to Give Up For Lent

The Calories You'll Save Giving Up These 10 Foods For Lent

Meat can be an important part of your diet if you choose lean protein options, but too much red and processed meat is bad news for your health.

Whether you want to see what it's like to go vegetarian for a while or you realize that your diet contains too much saturated fat for your liking, giving up a once-a-day red meat habit for Lent could save you anywhere from 207 calories per serving for one four-ounce steak to 184 calories for four slices of bacon.

Total amount: 20 servings of red meat and 20 servings of bacon

Total calories saved: 7,820 calories

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