Thanksgiving Meal Trivia

  • More than 45 million turkeys are eaten in the United States at Thanksgiving.
  • Yams are one of the best sources of nutritional minerals like copper, calcium, potassium, iron, manganese, and phosphorus.
  • Cranberries are rich in phyto-nutrients (naturally derived plant compounds) which may offer protection from tooth decay, urinary tract infections, and inflammatory diseases.
  • 80 percent of the U.S. pumpkin supply is sold in October and November.
  • The average Thanksgiving meal packs a whopping 3,000 calories