Why you should eat game meat
• It is healthy.
One of the main benefits of eating game meat is that is it one of the most healthiest meats available, very low in fat and cholesterol, game meat is lean as they are wild and are able to walk and roam freely so do not store so much fat.
The fat that is in game meat is Omega 3. When you hear Omega-3, most people will think of salmon, however wild game such as venison has an optimum ratio of Omega-3 to Omega-6 fatty acids, making game one of the healthiest sources of good fat.
Game is very high in Iron and contains higher levels of many beneficial nutrients including vitamin E, Beta Carotene, Zinc Vitamin B(6) and Selenium. Selenium is an important part of our diet that we often lack and helps protect cells from damage caused by free radicals.
Wild game is ideal for those following a paleo approach to eating and for those wishing to lose weight as it has fewer calories than other meats. Venison is high in protein good for high protein diets.
• It is wild and natural.
Game meat is harvested from natural landscapes such as the veld, farmland and moorlands, which means their diet is natural. This diet gives game meat its distinctive delicious taste.
• It is hormone additive FREE.
All game is hormone free no growth hormones are added to their diets as their diets are natural.
• Wild game such as venison and ostrich are antibiotic-free.
• It is good for the veld and wildlife.
The game industry does not shout enough about the conservation undertaken and its positive effects on the ecology of our natural landscape.
• It is delicious and tasty.
Game meat is delicious - venison is a great alternative to beef and makes a great steak meal.
• It is easy to cook.
Game meat is lean so it must not be overcooked, which means unless you are using a tougher cut or planning a casserole it is quick to cook.
• It is versatile.
Game meat is very versatile and venison can replace beef in most recipes and ostrich can replace chicken. Both will give you much tastier dishes.
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