After the controversy that arose in the United Kingdom and in our country when it was discovered that certain commercial brands (such as Buitoni, La Cocinera and Ikea) have been selling food supposedly with beef when they originally also contained horse meat (without reporting it) in the labeling of the food in question), we must keep in mind the different benefits of horse meat to know for sure what are the nutritional and health virtues that this type of meat brings.
And is that as we are seeing in many media, the truth is that unconsciously seems to be demonizing a meat -nutritional quality- that although unknown in our country, is originally consumed every day by thousands of people.
Therefore, we are faced with a problem of labeling in which the consumer is not informed of the actual content in horse meat, when originally while meeting the criteria of food safety, the reality is that it is an even healthier food than meat of cow or pig.
Nutritional values of horse meat
Here we indicate the table of nutritional information of horse meat per 100 grams:
As we can see, horse meat stands out for its high content of minerals (especially iron, potassium or phosphorus). It is also rich in B vitamins, and especially in proteins of high biological value.
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