19/12/2011 12:40 GMT | Updated 14/12/2015 08:59 GMT

6 Little Known Facts About Your Christmas Dinner

From the number of years it takes to master the perfect turkey roast with all the trimmings to the real reason people hate Brussels sprouts, plus the hidden dangers lurking on your Christmas dinner plate - we've uncovered some startling truths behind the most celebrated meal of the year.

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