NOV 21, 2018 1:29 PM PST

20 Interesting Facts about Thanksgiving Dinner You Didn't Know

WRITTEN BY: Liat Ben-Senior

 

Thanksgiving is upon us! Time to count your blessings, show gratitude and to celebrate with friends and family. Traditional foods are a large part of Thanksgiving celebrations. Millions of Americans will gather together to feast on turkey, stuffing, gravy, cornbread, mashed potatoes, and other traditional foods. Here are 20 interesting facts about Thanksgiving dinner that will surprise you. From “the average calorie intake” to “why turkey makes you sleepy”, these facts would be great conversation starters for your Thanksgiving meal. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

 

About the Author
Content and marketing professional specializing in the biotech and life sciences industry. My scientific background includes immunology and molecular biology research, both in academia as well as in industry. A constant learner, who is fascinated by the forefront of science. Very excited to join Labroots’ team of writers.
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