Turkey is low in fat and high in protein! With the large variety of ways The Turkey Shoppe offers you to include turkey in your daily meal planning, it is easy to take advantage of all the amazing nutritional benefits.
The PDF file below contains nutrition information for the products available from The Turkey Shoppe.
This high quality, lean protein is naturally low in cholesterol as well as providing essential nutrients such as potassium, phosphorous, magnesium, zinc, selenium, niacin, vitamin D, B6, and B12. In addition to all of this, turkey is considered a complete protein, supplying you with all eight of the essential amino acids your body can’t produce on its own.
To learn more about the benefits of the above listed nutrients, and whether turkey is considered a ‘source’, ‘good source’ or ‘excellent source’, visit the Canadian Turkey National Site.
A turkey typically has 70% white meat and 30% dark meat.
Only male turkeys gobble; hens make a clicking sound.
A turkey as an estimated 3,500 feathers at maturity.
A turkey is a variety of pheasant.
Newly hatched turkeys are called poults.