Thanksgiving is one week from today and we wanted to share a few turkey facts that you can pass around the table along with the stuffing and cranberry sauce.
🦃 The average weight of a turkey purchased at Thanksgiving is 15 pounds.
🦃 Pasture-raised turkeys have higher omega-3 content than factory-farmed ones.
🦃 Most turkeys have 70% white meat and 30% dark meat.
🦃 Dark meat usually contains more vitamins and minerals than white meat, but also more fat and calories.
🦃 Most of the fat content in turkey meat comes from the skin.
🦃 The top turkey-producing state is Minnesota.