Squab Meat Nutrients and Health Benefits

Squab Meat - Dove - PigeonSquab Meat usually comes from Domestic Pigeons or Doves. Pigeons and Doves come from a Columbidae family which includes about 300 species. Squab literally means Loose Fat Flesh, so any young Dove or Pigeon is considered a Squab. Most squabs get to about a month old before being ready for food processing. Squabs and/or Pigeons have been a popular meat for meals for a long time now and was used by many civilizations. Squab meat is considered to be Dark Meat similar to the duck meat. The meat from pigeons is lean, mild, full of proteins, vitamins, minerals, and is very digestible. People describe Squab as Tender, Fine-Grained, and with a Silky texture. People cook Squab in many different ways, pretty much just like if you would cook any other meat; fried, roasted, boiled, stewed, or grilled. Dove, Pigeon, or Squab is considered a delicacy and/or exotic and very unique meat. Some people call these birds as Doves and/or Pigeons depending on their own knowledge or opinion, but according to others, the larger species are considered as Pigeons and the smaller ones are considered as Doves. The Nutrients in one Raw Meat-Only Squab which is about 168 grams are: Continue reading

Bananas Nutrients and Benefits

bananaDid you know that some people actually say eat a banana a day to keep the doctor away instead of eating an apple a day to keep the doctors away. They do that because some of the vitamins in the bananas are two and three times more than in the apple fruit. The Nutrients in Bananas are:
– Vitamin A
– Vitamin B1, Thiamin
– Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
– Vitamin B3, Niacin
– Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
– Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine (good amount)
– Vitamin C
– Vitamin E
– Potassium
– Dietary Fiber
– Manganese
– Carbohydrates
– Natural Fats
– Folate
– Copper
– Iodine
– Iron
– Magnesium
– Phosphorus
– Selenium
– Zinc
– Omega 3 Fatty Acids
– Amino Acids
– Organic Acids
– Acetic Acid
– Citric Acid
– Malic Acid

Here are some benefit facts about a banana which should help you decide better if you should or shouldn’t eat it:
– First of all Bananas give you healthy natural energy
– Bananas Provide Unique Vitamins & Minerals that lower the desire to snack and affect your mood in a good way
– Bananas promote optimism which calms the nervous system
– Bananas Are Rich in Fiber which restores your normal bowel action
– Bananas Are Easily Accessible, they are great to use as a fast natural healthy food
– Bananas Increase Your Brain Power
– Bananas are Great for Pregnant Women because they help regulate a pregnant woman’s temperature and combat their morning sickness
– Bananas are great for treating Mosquito Bites, just rub the banana’s peels on the mosquito bite
– Banana peels are great to use as a Fertilizer for your gardens
– Bananas help warts go away, just rub the outside of the banana peel on your warts, do that repeatedly and that will help soon

That’s all, enjoy your bananas :)