MarketWatch describes different additives found in Thanksgiving turkeys sold on the market: sodium phosphates, modified food starch, monosodium glutamate, butylated hydroxyanisol and butylated hydroxytoluene...
The alternative is A Vegan Thanksgiving offered by a Healthcare CIO:
"Protein: Tofurky - a tofu and grain-based roast available from Turtle Island Foods . I do not typically eat meat substitutes since I enjoy the inherent food qualities of tofu, tempeh and seitan, but a Tofurky is great for family holiday entertaining."
If you haven't already subscribed to Life as a Healthcare CIO, I think you should. It is an interesting blog with a strong original voice among the more than 600 health-related blogs on the Web.
Thanksgiving additives a real mouthful. Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch.
A Vegan Thanksgiving. Life as a Healthcare CIO.
T-Day! Russell Beattie’s Weblog.
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