The 10 Healthiest Holiday Finger Foods

Your surefire plan for banishing dreaded holiday weight gain.

Despite what you may think, most people only gain a small amount of weight between November and January, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health. By the same token, however, most of us never lose it. To ensure that that never happens to you, save this article, print it out, keep it in your pocket for easy reference, and remove "lose holiday flab" from your New Year's resolutions forever. And for what not to eat, here are the 10 unhealthiest holiday finger foods.

1
Salsa (2 Tbsp.)

salsa healthiest holiday finger foods

Calories: 9
Fat (g): 0.1
Sat fat (g): 0
Carbs (g): 2

For more on healthy eating, here are the 40 Best Foods for Your Brain. 

2
Popcorn (handful, no butter)

popcorn healthiest holiday finger foods

Calories: 31 (67 with 0.2 oz. butter)
Fat (g): 0.4
Sat fat (g): 0.1
Carbs (g): 6

3
Grapes (handful)

Grapes healthiest holiday finger foods
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Calories: 34
Fat (g): 0.1
Sat fat (g): 0
Carbs (g): 4

4
Hummus (2 Tbsp.)

hummus healthiest holiday finger foods

Calories: 46
Fat: 3 G
Sat fat: 0.4 G
Carbs: 4 G

5
Brie (0.6 oz.)

brie healthiest holiday finger foods

Calories: 57 (76 with two crackers)
Fat (g): 5
Sat fat (g): 3
Carbs (g): 0.1

6
Caviar (2 Tbsp.)

caviar healthiest holiday finger foods

Calories: 81 (104 with two pieces of melba toast)
Fat (g): 6
Sat fat (g): 1.3
Carbs (g): 1

7
Shrimp (3 oz.)

shrimp cocktail healthiest holiday finger foods
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Calories: 84
Fat (g): 1
Sat fat (g): 0.2
Carbs (g): 0

8
Edamame (2 oz.)

edamame healthiest holiday finger foods
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Calories: 85
Fat (g): 3
Sat fat (g): 0
Carbs (g): 8

9
California roll (4 pieces)

california roll healthiest holiday finger foods

Calories: 130 (152 with 2 Tbsp. soy sauce)
Fat (g): 4
Sat fat (g): 0.5
Carbs (g): 19

10
Chicken kebab (5.9 oz.)

chicken kebob healthiest holiday finger foods

Calories: 150
Fat (g): 2
Sat fat (g): 0
Carbs (g): 4

Source: Registered dietitian Cynthia Sass, coauthor of Flat Belly Diet!

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