Chicken vs. Beef
By: Gina Farhat
-Has vitamin B6.
-Chicken breast contains almost double the amount of protein per 3 ounce serving than an equivalent portion
-This makes it a suitable choice of meat as it can help you stabilize your blood pressure.
-Beef is a rich source of many minerals including zinc, iron, selenium, phosphorus, magnesium potassium and copper.
-The iron and zinc found in beef is more easily absorbed than vegetable sources of these important minerals.
-Grilling produces grill marks and food with lower fat content.
-Roasting can also reduce fat content.
- Roasting takes place at a slower pace, so it's possible to cook larger cuts without their being burnt on the outside or raw in the middle.
White vs. Dark Poultry
- dark meat usually contains more calories than white meat.
- Dark meat chicken is rich in myoglobin, a compound packed with iron found in muscle cells.
-dark meat chicken contains more zinc and B vitamins than white meat chicken.
- White has less calories
- white meat chicken breast with skin has approximately 340 calories.
- White meat is healthier.