Turkey is another type of white meat, probably best known for its appearance at the Christmas table!
It has both a deeper yet drier taste than chicken and is a less prevalent form of poultry.
As mentioned above, the most popular kind is probably roast turkey, but you can find a variety of processed and unprocessed turkey products.
Turkey’s nutritional composition is very similar to chicken and looks like this;
- Turkey is among the most protein-dense of all meats, offering 17.5 grams of protein in only 149 calories.
- Similar to chicken, turkey also provides a significant amount of B vitamins, potassium, selenium and phosphorus.
- Turkey provides an inexpensive source of high-quality protein.
- Similar to other forms of poultry, turkey is more likely to harbor foodborne bacteria than red meat.