Did you know that tryptophan, an amino acid important for healthy brain functioning, is present in Turkey? Tryptophan has been linked to the amount of serotonin in the body – which helps to regulate one’s mood and sleep.

Also a great source of niacin, turkey can help increase your HDL cholesterol (the good kind) while reducing the harmful effects of LDL cholesterol. Lastly turkey is packed with B12, important for preventing cognitive decline.