Break the Habit…Have Some Rabbit

It’s Rabbit Season in Licious! We have just added the succulent and juicy Rabbit Curry Cut to our range of meat. If you are a novice to the world of rabbit meat and need a reason to try it, we are going to give you FIFTEEN!

1: Rabbits, especially the European rabbits have been used for meat as far back as 1500BC

2: Well kept rabbits raised off the ground are one of the cleanest types of meat.

3: One little rabbit that weighs 4.5 kg can produce up to 140 kg of meat in a year!

4: Rabbit has the highest protein content among all popular kinds of meat.

5: Rabbit has only 795 calories per pound. As compared to chicken’s 810 and lamb’s 1420.

6: Rabbit meat is Low in Cholestrol.

7: Rabbit meat is suitable for special diets, such as those for heart disease patients, the aged, weight loss etc.

8: The first recorded rabbitry was in early Roman times. There rabbits were kept in walled rabbit gardens for food. This saved waste over bigger animals because the whole rabbit was eaten.

9: France is the world’s largest producer and consumer of rabbit meat. In Hungary there are rabbitries with over 10,000 does producing rabbits for export to Italy.

10. Adding rabbit meat to your meal plan gives you a big boost in vitamin B-12 — each 80 g serving provides 117.6 percent of the recommended daily intake. Vitamin B-12 plays a critical role in the functioning of your central nervous system and metabolism, as well as the formation of red blood cells. Your body has the ability to store a few years’ worth of vitamin B-12, so eating rabbit supplies you with not just your daily requirements, but a little extra as well.

11. Rabbit Meat is not laced with fat. All the fat is present above the layer of muscles.

12: Rabbit also serves as a rich source of vitamin B3, containing 35.8 percent of the amount your need each day. This vitamin (commonly known as niacin) aids in converting carbohydrates to energy and producing a variety of sex hormones.

13: Rabbit meat contains selenium, a mineral your body uses to make antioxidants and stimulate sperm production; each 85 g portion of meat contains 46.8 percent of the recommended daily value of selenium. MedlinePlus reports that some physicians may recommend incorporating more selenium into your diet to combat hardening of the arteries, as well as cancers such as stomach, lung, prostate and skin cancer.

14: An 85 g serving of rabbit also provides you with 22.4 percent of the phosphorus you need in your daily meal plan. This mineral accounts for 1 percent of your total body weight and influences your body’s ability to use carbohydrates and fats, as well as the repair of cells, tissues, bone metabolism and health.

15: Rabbit meat can be used in almost all recipes that Chicken is used in. Check out the Licious App for the best recipes.

Don’t live without eating rabbit meat forever. Start this very second by ordering the most ravishing rabbit meat in town from Licious.

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