Thanksgiving food, by the numbers: By The Week.
3,000 — The estimated amount of calories in a typical Thanksgiving meal, including turkey, side dishes, and dessert
590 — The amount of calories in an average serving of a traditionally prepared Thanksgiving turkey
5,000 to 6,000 — The estimated amount of calories people consume throughout Thanksgiving Day — roughly triple the recommended daily intake
3,500 — The amount of calories needed for the body to create one extra pound of fat