All about rabbit > Take advantage of the summer to discover the secrets of this lean meat.
Low in calories and high in protein, rabbit helps you get back in shape!
Nutritional values per 100 g
Calories: 133; carbohydrates: 0; fat: 5.6 g, protein: 20.6 g; cholesterol: 50 mg.
Rich in phosphorus, potassium, sodium, vitamins B and E.
BE GOOD TO YOURSELF WITH RABBIT!
Containing less than 10% fat, rabbit is a lean meat. Depending on the cut, rabbit contains only 120 to 160 calories per 100 g (3 1/2 oz.) and only 3.6 to 8.9% lipids, making it the perfect ally for anyone trying to shed a few pounds before summer.
GOOD TO KNOW
The fat in rabbit consists of more than 60% unsaturated fatty acids (as opposed to saturated fatty acids or the "bad fat" that contributes to cardio-vascular disease.) With its high omega-3 and low cholesterol content, rabbit is ideal for people watching their waistlines.
YOUR ALLY IN THE SUN
Certain vitamins protect the skin from outside stresses and help prevent cellular aging. PP vitamins: rabbit contains about 77% of the recommended daily amount. E vitamins: rabbit has a record amount of 0.79 mg per 100 g, in contrast to other meats which generally don't exceed 0.2 mg.
PACKED WITH ENERGY
To play on the beach or hike in the mountains… in short, to get in shape and enjoy your vacation to the full, think rabbit! Averaging 20.6 g of protein per 100 g of meat, rabbit is a source of protein, excellent in both quantity and quality. The leg is the cut richest in protein. Rabbit is also an important source of B vitamins, essential for muscle tone and proper nervous system function.
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