Have you shunned a drumstick at Thanksgiving because of a fear of fat and calories? In our attempts to trim our turkey dinner we may be cutting out some key nutrients.
We looked at the nutritional benefits of both white and dark meat turkey and learned that there’s nothing wrong with fighting over the drumstick after all.
In our side-by-side analysis, we used a 3.5 ounce serving for both white and dark meat turkey, without skin.
* Calories: White meat = 161 calories. Dark meat = 192 calories. * Fat: White meat = 4 grams. Dark meat = 8 grams. * Protein: White meat = 30 grams. Dark meat = 28 grams. * Iron: White meat = 1.57 mg. Dark meat = 2.4 mg. * Zinc: White meat = 2.08 mg. Dark meat = 4.3 mg. * Thiamine: White meat = .04 mg. Dark meat = .05 mg. * Riboflavin: White meat = .13 mg. Dark meat = .24 mg. * Selenium: White meat = 32.10 mcg. Dark meat = 40.90 mcg. * Folate: White meat = .01 mcg. Dark meat = 10 mcg.
The NFL will continue its time-honored tradition of playing on Thanksgiving Day with three games that will help shape the league's playoff picture.
A break from the waves of cold air hammering the Midwest and Northeast is on the way, but not until next week.
A potential windstorm will unfold over the United Kingdom on Wednesday, bringing widespread wet and windy conditions to the region.
The 91st annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will take place this Thursday morning with sunshine and chilly conditions expected.
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Nationwide, most parades will occur rain or shine, but the parade team must make adjustments for conditions such as wind, rain, snow and low temperatures.
The busiest travel week of the year also falls during a volatile time for extreme weather.