Did you know?

Did you know?

These meaty facts might be hard to believe, but take a look below

Do you ever get a bit squeamish when ‘blood’ trickles out of your cooked steak? Don’t worry, it’s not actually blood! What you are seeing is mostly just water with myoglobin, the iron and oxygen binding protein, that is found in blood to make it red.

How many times a day do you think a cow moves its jaw? An astonishing 40 000 times. That’s certainly something to chew on.

Ever wondered where the word ‘steak’ comes from? Its origin is from the old Saxon or Norse word ‘steik’, which means meat on a stick or roast meat. The Saxons were known for cooking their meat on a stick over a fire. Seems like the ‘braai’ culture has been a thing since the 5th century!

As of 2020, it is estimated that there is a staggering 23.7 billion chickens in the world.

Deciding to eat the chicken breast with or without the skin? Chicken with skin has an additional estimated 35 calories and 4 grams of fat.

Did you know that chicken breasts can be kept frozen for up to nine months? You can buy in bulk and not worry about it spoiling.

Bulking up at the gym? Try some healthy cooked lamb, which is not only high in protein, but also contains all nine essential amino acids that boosts growth. Eating meat is perfect for when muscle tissue needs to be repaired or built up.

FAQs summary

What is the “blood” that comes out of your steak while cooking?

What you are seeing is mostly just water with myoglobin, the iron and oxygen binding protein, that is found in blood to make it red.

How many times in a day does a cow move its jaw?

An astonishing 40 000 times.

How many chickens are there in the world?

It is estimated that there is a staggering 23.7 billion chickens in the world.

How long can a chicken breast be frozen for?

Up to nine months. You can buy in bulk and not worry about it spoiling.

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