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Are any tailgating foods good for you?

Published: 12:46 AM EST Dec 29, 2011   Updated: 12:07 AM EST Jan 20, 2015

For some, the best part of football season is what happens outside the stadium. But which foods are best and worst for your body?

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Whether you are tailgating at the stadium or partying with friends at home, you are likely to enjoy some savory snacks during the game. Find how many calories you may be consuming. (Data based on information at NutritionData.com and Calorie-Count.com.)

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