Meats are rich in iron, some more than others. Enjoy your beef, lamb, and ground meats, but also take a trip to the wild side with venison or moose. Or give liver, kidney, or brains a shot. Some of these organ meats and game meats will meet 20–50% of your daily values.
Holidays equate to delicious food, reckless eating, and of course, the inevitable weight gain. Even if you’ve been strictly following your diet, the holiday season is bound to rip your diet-plan to shreds. But the realization of having eaten “too much” sets in only post holiday, when you’re back at[.....]
In the recent years, meat sellers are extensively using a lab-manufactured enzyme called meat glue that helps them bind together disparate scraps of meat so that it can be sliced into cuts that look as though it is one single piece. This helps them to utilize meat parts that would otherwise be discarded. But, as consumers, we must be aware of the effects that meat glue has on our health.
Bone broth protein is the dehydrated form of bone broth that retains all the nutrients. It can help you manage your weight, and also improve your skin health. Taking bone broth protein can help you reduce joint pain and treat osteoarthritis. Additionally, it can also maintain your digestive health, and boost detoxification, by improving the liver's ability to eliminate toxins from the body.
Reheated leftovers can raise disease risk, especially when not cooked or stored right. Refrigerate potatoes right after cooking to prevent botulism and refrigerate chicken and eggs within 2 hours of cooking. Reheat them evenly and thoroughly at 165°F. While leftover oil must always be discarded, you can refrigerate cooked rice and mushrooms soon after cooking and preserve for a day.
Your shiny, spotless kitchen may not show it, but it is a hotbed for bacterial activity! Ensuring proper hygiene in the kitchen when cleaning, preparing, cooking, and storing food is critical in order to prevent food-borne illnesses including diarrhea, E coli, hepatitis A, gastroenteritis, and salmonella poisoning. Washing your hands, cleaning sponges and dishcloths, sanitizing kitchen surfaces and cutting boards, and knowing how to handle produce and raw meats are essential parts of kitchen hygiene.
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Though chicken is considered healthier than red meat, broiler chicken is not. It has antibiotic-resistant bacteria like E. coli, which causes diarrhea and UTI. You may kill the bacteria by cooking chicken at 165 °F, but grilling or frying the chicken raises cancer risk. Eat roasted or stewed organic or free-range chicken, but not at the cost of fresh veggies and fruits.
Avoid boredom by adding a variety of foods (think a combo of healthy carbs like brown rice, proteins, and veggies!) to your plate. Fill half your plate with fruits, veggies and treat meat as the secondary part of your dish to help keep your portions in check. Develop a habit of practicing mindful eating until you are 80% full - and save leftovers for later!
Broiler chickens carry antibiotic-resistant bacteria that cause food poisoning and cannot be killed by standard prescription antibiotics. The birds may also be given growth hormones for faster growth, which can affect your health. Buy free-range chickens or cook the broiler to 165 °F and store below 40 °F.
Keep the fridge cool at 40°F and the freezer at 0°F. If it crosses 40°F, especially after a 2-hour-long power cut, meat, eggs, and milk may spoil but your nose may not be able to detect it. Don't keep the door open or even ajar for long. Store food in airtight containers, with the lid on and at the right place; for instance, meat in the meat drawer and eggs in the main section, not on the door shelves. Stored right, some fresh meat cuts can last a year.
Except for the essential amino acid glutamine in it that may help with weight loss, bone broth doesn’t have many health benefits. But there are ways to make your broth bowl healthier, adding some meat to it being one. You can also have the broth before a meal so you feel satiated faster which will stop you from overindulging.
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