Holiday Calorie Counter

No one wants to count holiday calories, but no one wants to go up a jeans size by January either. Use our handy interactive graphic to get a grip on how much activity you'll need to do to balance out your holiday excesses.

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NOTE: Each activity shows the amount of calories a 175-pound person can burn in a half hour.
SOURCES: Most food numbers are from the USDA, but some are from individual product websites. Exercise numbers are from
GRAPHIC: Bonnie Berkowitz, Patterson Clark and Laura Stanton / The Washington Post - Nov. 20, 2010.