Next to Thanksgiving, experts say Americans consume more calories as a nation on Super Bowl Sunday than on any other day of the year.
By the time the final whistle blows at Super Bowl XLII, Americans will have downed 156 billion calories, mostly from greasy pizza, fried chicken wings and beer.
Fear not! Men's Health magazine editor Matt Bean has smart Super Bowl swaps that will help you cut calories and enjoy the game, without resorting to carrots and celery sticks!
Eat This, Not That!
Eat: Thin Crust Hawaiian Pizza: 300 calories, 17 fat grams
Not: 2 slices of Pepperoni Pizza: 560 calories, 28 fat grams
Eat: Try 6 Chicken Tenders: 250 calories, 12 fat grams
Not: 6 Buffalo Wings: 500 calories, 25 fat grams
Eat: Spinach Artichoke Dip With Chips: 4 tbsp 110 calories, 8 fat grams
Not: Cheese Dip With Chips: 4 tbsp 180 calories, 14 fat grams
Eat: Hot Roast Beef Sandwich With Swiss Cheese: 580 calories, 15 fat grams
Not: Italian BMT With Pepperoni, Salami and Ham: 900 calories, 42 fat grams
Eat: Ice Cream Sundaes in 4th Quarter — One Scoop Vanilla, Hot Fudge, Cherry, Walnuts: 250 calories, 12 fat grams
Not: Brownies and Cookies From the Start of the Game and Sporadically: unlimited calories!