Make Leftovers Last

Keeping track of caloriesWhen you head home from the family Thanksgiving dinner, make sure any leftovers you take with you are safe to eat.

Anything left at room temperature for more than two hours should be thrown away, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Leftovers should be refrigerated promptly.

Need a little help from your smartphone? Try this free app for iPhones and Androids from the academy. The app, Is My Food Safe?, offers a food storage guide, safe cooking temperatures and advice from registered dietitians.

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