Feeling chilly? Warm up with this heart-healthy recipe!
It’s getting cooler outside. Warm up your insides with some Turkey Vegetable Chili!
Serve and enjoy! Serves six.
First of all, it’s loaded with vitamin C! One serving of Turkey Vegetable Chili provides 57% of the daily nutritional requirement of vitamin C for a 2,000 calorie per day diet.* Vitamin C is important for healing cuts and injuries, absorbing iron, and boosting your immune system so that you can fight infections and viruses.
This recipe is also high in heart-healthy iron. Eating iron can help prevent anemia—a condition caused by low red blood cell count—and helps oxygen move more efficiently through your blood to your muscles and heart, helping prevent stress on your heart and heart failure.
Black beans, bell pepper, tomatoes, zucchini, and squash are high in fiber. Eating enough fiber helps your body process food and makes you feel fuller longer, which is great if you’re trying to lose weight!
Here are some tips for how to make this recipe even healthier:
Check out the nutrition facts for this recipe below!**
*Your daily requirement may be higher or lower based on your calorie needs.
**Nutrition facts are estimated and based on the brand that is purchased at the supermarket. To ensure accuracy of total nutrient intake, reading the food labels on each product is recommended.
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“Free Nutrition Label Generator,” OnlineLabels.com. Accessed October 13, 2016.
Healthfirst Nutrition Team
“SuperTracker,” United States Department of Agriculture. Accessed October 13, 2016.
“What is Iron-Deficiency Anemia?,” National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. March 26, 2014.