Friday, August 5, 2011
Ostrich meat is actually very similar to the color, texture and even the taste of your everyday beef, only much healthier. So instead of choosing the beef, Ostrich meat is a good alternative.
So what are the health benefits of this best alternative to red meat.
- It is very much known to have lower cholesterol content compared to beef, chicken, lamb and turkey.
- It has less fat than a skinless chicken or turkey.
- This ostrich meat is definitely high in iron and rich in protein.
- and one of the best thing about this meat is that it doesn't attract bacteria like E-coli or salmonella, which are very harmful to our health. This is because ostrich ideal is PH- balance so it doesn't attract these harmful bacterias.
Best of all you'll end up with a very lean meat which you can cook and prepare practically the same way as you would with beef. It's also available in a wide range of cuts and forms - from ground to diced and steaks- This will give you a lot of ways to experiment with this meat with a little help with different flavors and spices.