Pregnancy Over 40, Fertility Over 40
Thanksgiving Food May HelpEven though most of us think about the holidays as a time to gain weight, your Thanksgiving meal may be good for your health if you eat in moderation.
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From the article:
- Be thankful for turkey- a 3 ounce portion is a great source of protein and a good source of iron, niacin, zinc, potassium and other B-vitamins, including B-12.
- Be thankful for potatoes- a medium potato (with the skin) is a great source of potassium and contributes to your daily needs for vitamin C, fiber and even iron.
- Be thankful for sweet potatoes- these nutritional gems are a great source of vitamin A, fiber, vitamin B6, potassium and manganese.
- Be thankful for squash- whether acorn, butternut or spaghetti, this lovely vegetable also supplies the meal with benefits beyond belief. Full of beta carotene and also loaded with fiber, vitamin C, vitamin B6, magnesium, folate and other B vitamins.