What’s in your Thanksgiving??

Thanksgiving is a time where we usually think about all the things we are thankful for, and a time to gather with the people who mean the most to us.

Ok, lets be honest, it’s about the food too!!!!!!!!!!!

Here are some healthy facts about your Thanksgiving meal that you might not know!  Get some healthy perks along with those foods you love!

Enjoy the turkey this year, knowing it packs muscle-building protein plus TONS of energy boosting B vitamins!

Green beans are a great source of vitamin K and benificial to bone health.

Sweet potatoes are a great source of beta-carotene, and fiber.

 Cranberries are rich in polyphenols, which may help ward off gum problems, heat disease and even the bacteria responsible for many stomach ulcers.

Pumpkin(even the canned kind) is loaded with vitamin A which is great for your immune system.

Dinner rolls made from whole grains have nutrients that are linked to a lower risk of diabetes, and stroke.

So enjoy that holiday dinner, knowing your doing your body some good!  Enjoy!


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