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Turkey Thigh (skinless, roasted)

This nutrient information has been updated based on an extensive analysis conducted in conjunction with Health Canada and reflects the new turkey nutrient data available on Health Canada’s Canadian Nutrient File website.

Dark turkey meat is considered a favourite for those that know that this meat is particularly moist. Often bypassed by white meat lovers, the dark turkey meat is tasty and nutritious in its own right.

Nutritional Information
Per 100 g

 
Amount
Claim

Calories
189

Protein
28 g
Excellent source

Carbohydrate
0 g

Fat
7.6 g
Low fat, Lean

Cholesterol
123 mg

Sodium
68 mg
Low sodium

Potassium
309 mg
Source

Iron
1.0 mg
Source

Phosphorus
215 mg
Good source

Magnesium
18 mg
Source

Zinc
3.1 mg
Excellent source

Selenium
23 mcg
Excellent source

Vitamin B6
0.2 mg
Source

Vitamin B12
1.9 mcg
Excellent source

*Niacin
12.1 NE
Excellent source

*NE (niacin equivalent) is the unit used to express niacin content of food. It represents preformed niacin plus tryptophan equivalents.

Source: Health Canada. 2010.
Canadian Nutrient File [on line]:
www.healthcanada.gc.ca/cnf
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