11/22/2012 02:48 am ET Updated Nov 21, 2014

8 Healthy Superfoods Hiding In Your Thanksgiving Feast

The typical Thanksgiving can clock in at as many as 3,000 to 4,500 calories, an uncomfortably-full belly and a day of "physical activity" that includes little more than lifting fork to mouth.

However, some of the season's healthiest superfoods are present at your Thanksgiving table -- although many may be disguised by butter, oil or whipped cream. It's fitting, considering the origins of the holiday as a celebration of the autumn harvest, that some of September, October and November's best produce shines in this festive meal. Here are some of our favorite Thanksgiving superfoods, plus healthy ways to enjoy them. Let us know your healthiest Turkey Day dishes in the comments!

Thanksgiving Superfoods