Looking for a way to add variety to your meals. Look no further than the Rabbit. Rabbit meat is a popular staple in most countries across the world. This is delicious meat with loads of health benefits.
Rabbit is not only appetizing, but also nutritious with small amounts of sodium and cholesterol and considered as one of the best survival foods during emergencies. Rabbit meat is regarded as a stronger form of chicken that has a faint gamey, sweet flavour, and an enjoyable texture.
Rabbits are one of the most productive livestock. They are relatively easy to raise, and their overall maintenance tends to be less expensive. Rabbits can produce 6 pounds of meat on the same feed and water compared to a cow that will only produce a pound of meat on the same feed and water. Interesting right.
Rabbit Meat is rich in vitamin B12 which is not only good for brain health but also optimize the function of the nerve system. Eating rabbit meat prevents degenerative conditions such as dementia or Alzheimer. Rabbit meat also has a lower amount of sodium as compared to other meats, making rabbit meat even more appealing to people with high blood pressure.
As compared to chicken, rabbit meat has higher levels of phosphorus and calcium. These two minerals work together to help build healthy bones. It is also high in Niacin, a mineral that helps convert carbs into energy.
Rabbit contains selenium that works as an antioxidant to remove free radicals before they can do damage to your body. Some types of cancer, as well as the ravages of ageing, can be battled with selenium. Selenium is also very important in maintaining good thyroid functioning and supporting a healthy immune system. Red meats have been shown to increase the risk of cancers like colon, rectum, and gastric r, white meat on the other hand does not seem to carry the same risk. Since rabbit is white meat, you don’t have to worry much about these forms of cancer.
As with all types of meats, the amount of nutrition you will get out of rabbit meat depends on how you prepare it. It can be fried with little to no oil thanks to its composition. Other popular methods include baking, grilling, or cooking in stews or soups. Oh gosh you have got to try grilled rabbit.
Rabbit meat has been recommended for special diets such as for heart disease patients and diets for the elderly- whose metabolism has slowed and digestion is compromised, due to illness or life stage. Low sodium and weight reduction diets, because it is easily digested, and it has also been recommended by doctors for patients who have trouble eating other meats.
Mind you, not all rabbit breeds are suitable for consumption. The following are breeds that can be reared for their meat; New Zealand Rabbits, California Rabbits, American Chinchilla Rabbits, Champagne D’Argent, Silver Fox Rabbits, Satin Rabbits, & Palomino Rabbits
As you can see, there are many health benefits to eating rabbit meat. It is healthy and cheap to produce. So, why not try to incorporate some rabbit meat into your diet today, whether you are preparing main dishes or appetizing side! Use rabbit as a replacement for chicken in any chicken recipe Try it, you’ll like it!
Wondering where you can get some rabbit to buy? Have no fear, let me link you to Ghana’s finest Rabbit plug. Rosons Foods Limited. Look them up on google, Facebook & Instagram.
Please save me a plate I would come by for it. Medaase.