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Turkey Burgers as a High Protein Alternative to Beef

Turkey Burgers are health enthusiast’s choice for dinner when trying to build muscle and improve health. Turkey burgers are low in fat and high in protein while offering other protective benefits.   It isn’t traditional health food and offers a tasty alternative to non-meat varieties such as the vegie burger or the yuck tofu burger. Throwing a few of these patties on the grill next to your ground beef meat nourishes a healthy alternative for both yourself and anyone you invite to dinner.  Regular ground beef hamburgers are 250-800 calories depending on the garnishments. Calories can be astronomical for fast food restaurants. Traditional hamburgers contain 17 grams of fat and a gram of carbs with 18 grams of protein. The turkey burger is less than 170 calories, 9 grams of fat, no carbs, and offers 19 grams of protein.  Turkey contains healthy nutrients such as iron, zinc, potassium, B6, Niacin, amino acid tryptophan and selenium ( 1 ).   It helps lower your cholestero