Turkey Tips: How to Get and Gobble Up the Best Turkey This Thanksgiving

Available for Interviews: Dr. Michael Evangel

Dr. Michael S. Evangel, Chiropractic Physician, is the owns a chiropractic wellness center in Paramus, NJ. For over 30 years, his mission is to provide state of the art, high-quality care to people of all ages. 

Talking Points from Michael Evangel 
on Eating Healthy This Thanksgiving:

“When shopping for your Thanksgiving turkey, try organic, pasture raised and local.”  –Dr. Michael Evangel

Types of Turkeys

  • Organic standards help lower risk of contaminated feed and organic turkey usually is of higher nutritional quality. Organic by itself does not guarantee a natural lifestyle for the turkeys.
  • Go beyond organic by asking for pasture-raised. Don’t get sidetracked by the confusing labeling terms. You are likely to find phrases like “pasture-raised,” “pastured,” “free-range” and “cage-free” on turkey packaging. Labeling laws allow products to display these terms even if the turkeys spend little or no time outdoors in a pasture setting. Talk to your grocer or the turkey farmer and find out how the animals were actually raised.

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