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All along, turkey has been associated to once a year family feasts. You know, the Thanksgiving turkey. Roast turkey stuffed with some yummy stuffing, eaten with gravy or cranberry sauce is vital for the end of the year celebrations.

The fact is, turkey is such a healthy meat, it should not be allowed ONLY

You ought to have turkey as part of your daily

diet. Especially the breast meat of the turkey, without the skin.

Why?

3 reasons.

1.

2. Turkey meat itself has low fat content.

3. Turkey can be really delicious. My mom cooks a fantastic roast turkey.

Here are 2 of her roast turkey

recipes.

Protein

Ok, so we can get a great deal of protein from meat, fish and soya beans. Sure, beef

Packs lots of protein that you body needs, but red meats are high in

cholesterol.

For example, 1 oz of turkey contains between 15 mg and 24 mg cholesterol

While 1 ounce of beef comprises 20 and 30mg of cholesterol.

Large difference in artery clogging cholesterol between beef and turkey. That

Means if you have cardiovascular disease or high blood pressure, switching from beef to

Turkey can make a significant difference.

As for protein, USA Poultry and Egg Export Council charged turkey as the

perfect protein. It’s more protein than chicken, or even a high loin beef

steak.

That makes turkey the ideal food for growing children, athletes and anyone

Who wants lean muscle.

Fat

The skin in chicken or turkey, you remove the majority of the fat.

On the other hand have the fat embedded in the meat . So just by switching

To poultry alone, and taking away the skin, you effectively eliminate the majority of the fat.

In Reality, 3 ounces of skinless, boneless turkey breast Includes a mere 1g of

That’s a weight watcher’s dream.

Healthy as you get.

To their heart’s content, without consuming much fat. Still even if

You do change to turkey, watch your portion size. Double the amount you consume and

The flip side is the lack of fat in turkey meat compromises the taste. After

all, the yummiest food contain fat. Fat flavors food.

Then again, with the ideal seasoning, gravy and all, turkey can be delicious.

Just try my mom’s recipes like her roast

turkey with rice stuffing or the roast

Turkey with bread crumb stuffing. It’s time to switch to something healthy and yummy. . like turkey.

Turkey is good for more than Thanksgiving

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