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High Protein, Low Calorie Rabbit

Though rabbits does not have the popularity of, say, chicken, it is a wonderful meat to add to your dinner table.

Rabbit is easy to digest.Remember that when feeding children, senior citizens, or those with weak stomachs or digestive problems. Those on bland, soft-food diets take well to the tender texture and mild flavor of domestic rabbit.

Recent studies have also shown that rabbit compares favorably to chicken in its low cholesterol content. Anyone concerned about heart disease should consider the merits of rabbit meat.

Consider the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) statistical breakdown of several meats and then decide to give rabbit meat a try:

USDA findings, as quotes in Storey’s Guide to Raising Rabbits, 2009.

Excerpted from Storey’s Guide to Raising Rabbits by Bob Bennet, 2009.

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