7 Foods to Bring Luck in the New Year

Start the new year off by eating one (or several) of these new year good luck foods! According to many cultures, these good luck foods bring you health, happiness and good fortune in the coming year! (8 Photos)

Lisa Cericola on Dec 31, 2014 at 9:43AM

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7 Foods to Bring Luck in the New Year

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Grapes

In Spain, people ring in the new year by quickly eating 12 grapes at midnight, one for each stroke of the clock. The goal is to eat them before the start of the new year. Some believe that the sweetness of each grape predicts how good or bad each month will be, for example, if the third grape is bitter, March might be a hard month. The tradition dates back to 1909, when there was a grape surplus throughout the country.

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