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Breeze Through Today with This Festive Protein

Breeze Through Today with This Festive Protein

Feeling frazzled? Have another helping of the main course—if the main course is turkey.

Thankfully, skinless turkey is chock-full of B vitamins that help boost your energy and cinch stress—something many of us could probably use today. And every day.

Tallying the Talents
Think of the B vitamins in turkey—niacin, B6, and B12—as your psyche's little bodyguards. These nutrients also help patch up DNA and keep your cells in good repair. And best of all, with turkey, your B vitamins get served up in one of the leanest meat sources around. A 3-ounce portion of skinless turkey breast has just 0.2 grams of saturated fat. That's nothing compared with the 4.5 grams found in the same amount of flank steak or the killer 5.5 grams found in 3 ounces of fresh ham. Find other food sources high in B vitamins.

Turkey Tips
Need help getting your turkey on the table? Here are some tips and recipes you'll want to check out.

Medically reviewed in November 2019.

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