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Pumpkin Pie v. Pilates: UT Expert Puts Holiday Meal to the Workout Test

Photo by Becky Stern

Photo by Becky Stern

The Thanksgiving table is set with the traditional fare—roast turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, sweet potato casserole, cranberry sauce, rolls, and pumpkin pie.

It’s a feast meant to be enjoyed. But if you’re tempted to overindulge, beware: an average Thanksgiving meal contains upwards of 2,000 calories.

Before you spoon up that second serving of Grandma’s green bean casserole, consider what it’s going to take to work off the meal.

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