Thursday, January 29, 2009

Q: What Is the Nutritional Value of Rabbit Meat?

CHOLESTERAL level in rabbit meat is much lower than chicken, turkey, beef, pork. Rabbit 164mg, Chicken 220mg, Beef 230 mg, Pork 230 mg, Lamb 250mg. (Alabama A & M University 1989)
2) Rabbit is lower in % of FAT than chicken, turkey, beef,and pork.(U S D A)
3) UNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS is 63% of total fatty acids. ( Dr Reo)
4)Rabbit is highest in PROTEIN%(U S D A)
5) The office of home economics, state relations of the U S Department of Agriculture has made extensive tests and have stated that domestic rabbit meat is the most nutritious meat known to man.
6) Rabbit has been used and is suitable for special DIETS, such as those for heart disease patients, diets for the aged, low sodium diets, weight reduction diets, ect. ( Rabbit production Cheek Patton Templeton)
7) Rabbit has 795 CALORIES per pound. Chicken 810, Veal 840, Turkey 1190, Lamb 1420, Beef 1440, Pork 2050. ( U S D A)
8) Rabbit meat is all white meat.

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