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10 good luck foods for a new year

By: WomansDay .com on Jan. 13, 2011, 3:52 p.m.

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Traditional eats

Each New Year’s, revelers around the world chow down on specific foods to summon good luck for the next 365 days. While some traditions call for noodles and others call for fruit, all the edibles connote forward movement, prosperity and health. Whether you're superstitious or not, you may find a favorite in this list of celebratory foods. And if no luck comes your way, at least you'll go into the new year with a full belly.

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