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Thanksgiving brings us a wonderful time to give thanks, to reconnect with family and friends and to eat more calories than we ever normally would in any given day. Ahhhh...the gluttony.

But it doesn't have to be that way, for tips on how to make your Thanksgiving turkey have less of an impact on your waistline,

  • Roast the turkey on a rack so that fat drips through and the meat doesn't reabsorb the drippings.
  • Rub the bird with olive oil instead of butter.
  • Eat the white meat since it has less fat than the dark meat.
  • Try finding a turkey that has been certified humane.

Here's to a happy and healthy feast!

Join The Conversation
honeysugar28 honeysugar28 10 years
I don't think the turkey is really the fattening part I think its the sides mashed potatoes and bread etc...
Moni-B Moni-B 10 years
No problemo, fitsugar. :-) ~M~
3Sweeties 3Sweeties 10 years
just joshin' ya, fit! We knew what you meant- it was just funny :)
Fitness Fitness 10 years
Good eyes gang! I apologize to those of you who were confused. "Certified HUMANE" is the appropriate term there. Thanks for bringing it to my attention!
Mme-Hart Mme-Hart 10 years
What is a certified human turkey? What they heck do you guys eat over there? :ROTFL:
3Sweeties 3Sweeties 10 years
certified human!lol SOILENT GREEN IS PEOPLE!!!!
DesignRchic DesignRchic 10 years
LOL, MoniB, I was JUST about to ask the same. Sounded like a new breed of turkeys.
Moni-B Moni-B 10 years
"Try finding a turkey that has been certified human." I'm perplexed. Please explain. ~M~
audreystar audreystar 10 years
not to worry i only eat the white meat..
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