Calories at the Christmas market

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Calories at the Christmas market


The Christmas season with all its temptations: Fragrant roasted almonds, fresh lard, pastries, and hot steaming mulled wine. Christmas visits with friends and colleagues lift the mood in the dark Season and increase the anticipation of the Feast. However, most of the specialties at the Christmas market contain a lot of sugar and fat and Feasting without regret, unfortunately. So not every bite ends up on the hips, there are many tips on how the worst of sins can handle.

Christmas calories at a Glance

At the Christmas market on the palate vying pleasures not only to the favor of the customer, but also the first place on the calories table:

  • The 200 gram heavy, with a colorful candy font of decorated gingerbread heart is with 860 calories at the very front, followed by the classic roasted almonds. Even a small 100-gram bag contains 513 calories.
  • A large Sausage (200 grams) for around 600 calories.
  • Alcohol is also rich in content: A Cup of mulled wine with Rum, for example, contains 230 calories. Who holds the Drink back, not only on health and figure, but also avoids the risk of excessive alcohol consumption to be noticed uncomfortable.

Christmas market: calorie and fat content

In addition to the number of Calories the Christmas market, visitors should also pay attention to the fat content of the dishes. A Bratwurst is one third of the Marzipan to a quarter of the fat. In the case of chocolate the percentage of cocoa, the more fat The lower. Chocolate fans should therefore prefer varieties with at least 70 percent cocoa content.

Nuts have fat, up to 70 percent. But they are still healthy since they are rich in vitamins and an extraordinary number of minerals and trace elements such as potassium, Magnesium, iron, or zinc. Anyone who eats regularly small quantities, does the heart, brain and nerves some Good.

Low-calorie at the Christmas market

Hanna-Kathrin Kraaibeek, diploma Nutritionist and nutrition scientist at the DAK knows how to feast on the Christmas clever: “no one will have to do without in the run-up to Christmas on all the Goodies,” explains the expert. “Anyone who enjoys in moderation, and the worst of sins through lower calorie variants replaced, stays slim and feels great even after the Christmas market visit.”

Hot Chestnuts are low in fat and calories and taste delicious. Compared to a 200-gram bag of almonds it saves with the same amount of Chestnut about 600 calories.

Who makes the Sausage on the left, and instead of the Burgundy ham turn, feeds relatively low in fat. And in place of the calorie bombs mulled wine with a shot or hot cocoa with Rum and a fruit punch tastes great without alcohol on cold winter evenings.

Healthy Spices

Christmas specialties, but besides the sugar and fat also healthy ingredients: fragrant, tasty spices, for example. “The typical Christmas cinnamon spices, vanilla, ginger, anise and cardamom,” explains Kraaibeek. “They provide not only fine taste, but also promote the well-being.”

To improve the mood because they affect the level of serotonin positive. On the other, solve sense of happiness from spices and their essential Oils, the smell is just Right for the dark winter months. They are also good for the stomach and digestion, fatty foods are easier to digest.

Shared joy is a double joy

Who goes out with friends or colleagues at the Christmas market, has more fun and can at the same time pay attention to the slim line. A friendship shared bag of Lard bread tastes twice as good and guarantees a moderate level of enjoyment. In addition, you will have the opportunity to taste different specialties, without eating an excessive amount of.

Extra round for the slim line

Who has failed, despite all the good intentions on the strands, should compensate for the overeating by a lot of movement. After the Christmas market visit to car or public transportation and walk away or the next day, an Extra lap through the Park.

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