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General Nutritional Facts :

 

Rabbit meat is a good source of protein and vitamin B12, Niacin(B3), Iron, Phosphorus and selenium. Rabbit meat is also low in sodium.

 

- Rabbit meat has 795 calories per pound. Chicken at 810. Veal at 840. Turkey at 1190. Lamb at 1420. Beef at 1440. Pork at 2050.

- Rabbit has a lower percentage of fat than chicken, turkey, beef or pork with 63% of unsaturated fatty acids at 63% of total fatty acids.

- Research shows that rabbit meat has been recommended for special diets such as for heart disease patients, diets for the elderly, low sodium diets and weight reduction diets.

- Because it is easily digested, it has been recommended by doctors for patients who has trouble eating other meats.

- The cholesterol level in rabbit meat is much lower than chicken, turkey, beef or pork.