Festive Feasting Quiz: Do You Know The Health Benefits Of These Favourite Christmas Foods?

Christmas is, undoubtedly, a time for feasting. But what if there was a way to enjoy all the treats while also getting a few health benefits too?

Well, as it happens, you’re in luck. There are plenty of delicious ways to pack things like vitamins, minerals and fibres into your daily diet while tucking in to all the classic Christmas foods. Because believe it or not – there is a healthy side to most festive treats… So you literally can have your cake and eat it (it is Christmas after all!).

There are a few surprises in the quiz too, with some options being surprisingly healthy when pitted against their alternatives. We’ve busted all the myths and given you the answers for why each option is so good for you so that you can make informed choices. Giving your meals a tweak here and there will hopefully keep you feeling tip top and in the best spirits to enjoy the festivities with friends and family.

Think you know a thing or two about what the best foods for you are? It’s time to get started. Here we test your knowledge to see whether you know how many sprouts count as your 5-a-day, what kind of cheese you should be picking off the board for the maximum calcium and the most important questions of all: which sweet treat is the best for your come Christmas morning.


So whether you’re tucking into turkey or feasting on figs here’s just what to pick over the holidays to give your body a boost.

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