Veal: benefits and properties

veal-properties In our country it is known by the name of beef to cattle up to one year of age , so that in turn it is known as suckling calf to one who has not yet reached one year of age, and who has only been fed with breast milk.

Due above all to its life time, the veal It is characterized mainly by being a lean meat with a great nutritional power, thanks to the fact that it has high quality proteins, it is rich in water and it stands out for being a White meat .

For all these reasons, it is one of the first meats that can be introduced into the baby's diet after six or seven months, when his mastication improves.

Benefits of veal

Taking into account that the veal is classified as a White meat because of its pink color, and that stands out for being especially lean meat, there is no doubt that it provides a great variety of nutritional benefits in its consumption.

For example, 100 grams of beef provide 21 grams of protein, in addition to providing minerals such as potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium and zinc.

It has a low fat content, and it becomes an easily digestible food, thanks in particular to its high water content and to having a generally tender meat.

Nutritional values ​​of veal

100 grams of beef provide:

  • 108 calories.
  • Proteins: 20.8 g.
  • Water: 77 g.
  • Greases: 2.8 g.
  • Cholesterol: 70 mg.

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