Super Bowl Foods the Doc Won't Recommend

In order to work off about one cup, or ten dips, of seven-layer dip, you'd have to do about 65 minutes of water aerobics or, in other words, about nine minutes per layer.

Deep Fried Macaroni and Cheese

A quick way to make that macaroni and cheese even tastier is to freeze it. Yes, freeze it, then cut it up and throw it in the deep fryer for a minute.

Bill Roberts, a deep-fried macaroni and cheese aficionado, said he started making the concoction because as a Southerner, he thinks everything is better fried.

"My family deep fries turkeys at Thanksgiving. We deep fry bacon before we deep fry the turkey to season the oil (because bacon should clearly be its own food group). Basically, if it'll hold a breading or a batter, it's going in the oil," Roberts told the Super Bowl food panel at ABC News.

Click here for his recipe.

Deep-Fried Macaroni and Cheese

Regular macaroni and cheese costs you about 405 calories per cup. Who knows what happens when it's deep fried.

"My theory is you can deep fry rocks and people would eat it," said Ayoob. "Deep-fried macaroni and cheese? Oh my."

As if macaroni and cheese wasn't tasty enough, someone had to go and deep fry it. About a cup of this deep-fried goodness will cost you about 50 minutes on the basketball court.

Big Game Grill: Baby Back Ribs, Oh Yes

If baby back ribs are your thing, try to stick to just four of them. Chew on each and every rib slowly and chew to the bone. By the time you get to four, you've racked up 496 calories.

Baby Back Ribs

It will take you about an hour and 40 minutes of leisurely biking to ride these ribs off. Better yet, head to a spinning class for some intense biking and cut the time in half.

Southern Fried Chicken

Southern or not, everyone loves them some fried chicken. If you have two drumsticks, expect to have to swim for about an hour in the pool to work off the calories.

Southern Fried Chicken

Fried Chicken is an easy bet to bring to a Super Bowl party -- especially since you can order it in a bucket. But that chicken's a costly treat. Grab two large drumsticks and you've put on 508 calories.

Sausage Chili

New York City food blogger and former chef of Wildwood Barbecue, Matt Fisher, makes a mean sausage chili with pork sausage, bacon fat and other trimmings. Click here for the recipe.

Pork chili is not too bad on packing in the calories. Two cups will cost you 467 calories and about 55 minutes on the stationary rowing machine.

Sausage Chili

Deviled Eggs

Not everyone can down deviled eggs, but if you pop them in your mouth like candy, this is probably the most harmless Super Bowl food of the bunch.

Deviled Eggs

Despite the name, deviled eggs may actually be the angel on the Super Bowl buffet table.

"The best thing on this list is probably the deviled eggs," said Ayoob. Although high in calories, Ayoob said they're full of protein goodness.

"The mayonnaise gives it some extra fat, so use some light mayo and plain yogurt and throw some mustard in there for flavor and you've got a decent snack," he said. "We're talking real food there."

Eat three and you'll have to walk for about 35 minutes at a 3.5 mph pace in order for the 169 calories to stay off your waistline.

Beer

It wouldn't be a Super Bowl party without beer. If you're heading to the keg, keep in mind that the equivalent of two and a half cans, just 30 ounces, will put you on the treadmill, jogging at 5 mph, for roughly 40 minutes. Does this inspire you to run the other way? Me neither.

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