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Beef versus Horse

BEEF VERSUS HORSE

Horse comes out in front in this Battle of the Beasts



100%

HIGH

QUALITY

SATISFACTION

GUARANTEED?



one It's better for you



29 FAT 7

36 SATURATED FAT 7

29 CHOLESTEROL 17

17 SODIUM 2

0 CARBOHYDRATE 0



RDA%

(in 100g of ground beef and 100g of horse meat)1



two

It's cheaper



Global auction price for beef

$5,300 a tonne.



Horsemeat $1,200 a tonne.2



three It tastes nicer



In a recent steak tasting at Edinburgh's

L'Escargot Bleu, 12 foodies and chefs were

given two steaks - one the best Orkney

beef, the other Comtois horse.3



The horse won by 12 votes to 0



So why don't we eat it?

Although some say Christians discouraged eating horse as a

'pagan' practice, this is probably not why it's unpopular.

The fact is that, for most of human history, the 'healthy'

properties of horse (v beef) would have counted against it.



Cows eat less than horses and give you more calories, fat and

protein per pound. 4

Beef versus Horse

shared by gDigitalAgency on Mar 12, 2013 in Food

Beef versus Horse

shared by gDigitalAgency on Mar 12, 2013 in Food

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Following the UK's horsemeat scandal, we take a look at just how horsemeat compares to beef and discover that maybe we would have been better off eating it in the first place.
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