Turkey sandwich is one thing that everyone enjoys to eat even if the Thanksgiving Day has passed by. One can make the turkey sandwich in a simple manner or adding up many ingredients such as onions, hot chilly sauce, vegetables etc depending on one’s preference and taste buds. While it may be a great idea to have a turkey sandwich it is necessary that one understand the amount of calories that go into this delightful sandwich.
In all an average turkey sandwich which weighs about 271 grams of one serving has a total of 297 calories present in it. The calorie from fat is about 45 grams that the turkey sandwich holds up in it. Some of the other calories in this savored sandwich come from total fat of 5 grams adding up 8% of the daily calorie proportion, cholesterol of 46 mg adding up to another 15% and sodium which is the highest at 1570 mg adding up to 65% of the total calories in one serving.
Carbohydrates also find place in this juicy turkey to the extent of 43 grams adding up to 14% of the calorie consumption in a day. There is a minor portion of dietary fiber present in this sandwich of about 3 grams assigning about 12% in all. The presence of sugars and protein also makes this turkey sandwich a heavy delight with sugars of 4 grams and protein of 25 grams present in it.
Besides these one can take solace from the vitamins and nutritive value assigned to the turkey sandwich as there is vitamin A of 12%, vitamin C of 12%, calcium of 4% and Iron to the extent of 20% which are the best things about this sandwich. But the bad thing about this turkey sandwich is the amount of high sodium present in it.