To obtain optimal health, poultry is
definitely a good choice for you. A lean cut of chicken meat is rich
in protein, low in fat and flavorful.
There are two types of meat within
Poultry: the light meat and the dark meat. The healthier among two
is the light meat since it contains about 50% less saturated fat
compared with the dark meat. Therefore, choose for light meat as it
is a good source of protein, minerals and vitamins.
* Light meat is healthier than dark meat.
meat is dark due to those muscles are
used more and contains more myoglobin
proteins compare with the light meat.
Chicken & Turkey
Both Chicken and Turkey are traditionally
favorites by most of the people. They are lean, flavorful, readily available
and relatively inexpensive.
flying birds, like duck and geese,
their whole bodies contain dark
meat, which means that they are
higher in saturated fat. For
everyday meals using poultry, stick
with chicken and turkey breast meat,
and reserve flying birds for special
Healthy Cooking with Free-Roaming and
Free-roaming or free-range poultry is
absolutely a better choice for us compare with industrial-reared
poultry. Although it cost a bit more but these organic poultry is
widely recognized more healthy than industrial-reared poultry.
Free-roaming poultry is reared in a more humane way, normally they
are raise without the use of antibiotic which may contribute to
human antibiotic resistance. Free-roaming poultry is providing
purer, firmer and healthier cuts of meat.
Remember to trim away access fat and remove the skin from your
poultry. This simple step could reduce your intake of fat, saturated
fat and calories. By removing the skin from a chicken breast could
help to reduce the fat by 88% and calories by 42%.
Simple and Healthy Poultry Recipes: