Should I Eat This Treat?

Let our holiday treat guide help you decide whether or not to indulge in the sweet and savoury temptations of the Christmas season

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Wondering whether you should eat that Christmas cookie? Let our handy guide help you decide

The holidays are upon us and with them the difficult decision of whether to indulge in the culinary confections that come with the Christmas season

The pies, pastries, cookies, candies and chocolates that make this time of year such a sweet celebration may also leave you grappling with a guilty conscience as you debate the veggie platter vs. the colourful tray of freshly iced sugar cookies.

Family gatherings, cocktail parties and of course the big day itself all come with their fair share of delicious treats that will lead you into temptation, and with each smiling gingerbread face, you may find yourself asking: should I eat this treat?

Let our handy infograph put your mind at ease and guide you through the decision-making process this holiday season.