Dietary Benefits

753px-Rabbit_meatAmericans are eating 25 to 30 million pounds of domestic rabbit meat each year. Rabbit meat is fine-grained, palatable, and nutritious. The flavor and nutritional benefits of rabbit meat is what actually draws people to it. It is a convenient source of high-quality protein and is low in fat and caloric content. Rabbit is a white meat and has been found to provide good health and prevent excess fat, heart diseases, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetics and cancer among those who eat it. For individuals with digestive problems or those unable to consume red meat, rabbit is frequently recommended by doctors due to its ease of digestion.

 

Food Safety of Rabbit

Food safety information about rabbit meat is provided by the Food Safety and Inspection Service United States Department of Agriculture Washington, D.C. 20250-3700

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Nutrition Data

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Nutritional Value of Edible Meat

 

Portion

Protein

Fat

Cals

Rabbit

20.8

10.2

795

Chicken

20.0

11.0

810

Veal

19.1

12.0

840

Turkey

20.1

20.0

1190

Lamb

15.7

27.7

1420

Beef

16.3

28.0

1440

Pork

11.9

45.0

2050