Health Benefits of Turkey

Health Benefits of Turkey in Wayland MI

Chiropractic Wayland MI turkey

Happy Thanksgiving everybody! While gobbling up your turkey this year make sure to be thankful for good health and everything that contributes to good health. Turkey, for example, is something to be grateful for. There are plenty of health benefits to eating turkey in Wayland MI.

Benefits of Turkey in Wayland MI

Here are just a few:

  • Turkey is high in protein which helps maintain lean muscle mass and regulates the body’s insulin levels
  • Eating a high-protein meal helps the body feel full for a longer amount of time than a low-protein meal
  • It is low in fat (after removing the skin)
  • It contains less cholesterol than pork, beef, and chicken
  • It’s a good source of the trace mineral selenium which can lower than the incidence of cancer
  • It contains tryptophan which increases the production of serotonin (our HAPPY hormone) which in turn increases our mood, so turkeys really do make us happy!
  • It contains vitamin B6 and niacin which helps convert proteins, fats, and carbohydrates into usable energy for our bodies
  • It helps lower LDL which is a bad form of cholesterol

We hope everyone enjoys eating lots of turkey with their families. If you end up eating too much of it, we will be here for you Saturday morning for an adjustment!

The Full Potential Chiropractic Team


7:30am - 11:30am
2:00pm - 6:00pm

2:00pm - 6:00pm

7:30am - 11:30am
2:00pm - 7:00pm

7:30am - 11:30am
2:00pm - 6:00pm


8:30am - 11:00am


Full Potential Chiropractic

135 E Superior St
Wayland, MI 49348

(269) 792-9952