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Eating Turkey This Thanksgiving? You May Want to Rethink It


Thanksgiving is just around the corner and Americans all over will be taking part in the traditional turkey feast. In fact, it's estimated that over 46 million turkeys are eaten on Thanksgiving alone. But if you're one of the families taking part in the holiday by chowing down on the bird, you may want to rethink what you're eating. We set out to find out if turkey is actually bad for you. What we discovered may change your mind about what you're planning to cook. 

Is turkey bad for you? There are some benefits but also risks to your Thanksgiving meal.

Turkey has often been regarded as one of the healthier meat options. We're often told to replace ham or bologna with turkey in our sandwiches and we're told that putting a turkey burger on the table is a lot healthier for us than a beef burger is. The reality is that turkey substitutes in our food, like making turkey bacon instead of regular bacon, can actually raise the fat percentage and the sodium level