A Look Into The Health Benefits Of Venison
Montana Hunting & Fishing News|November 2019
People hunt for a variety of reasons: the sense of accomplishment, the thrills, the meat, and also the memories of hunting with friends and family.
Nathaniel Dearolf

One of the biggest benefits of hunting is the quality venison that they eat or if they are on faraway trips, they will donate it to local soup kitchens or food banks. However, people don’t generally think of venison as a replacement for other meats, like beef, in their diet. Putting the wild game on the table and providing sustenance for your family is hugely rewarding, but are there other benefits to eating venison? How does it stack up to beef in nutrition and taste? Here’s a side-by-side comparison of venison and beef.

Vitamins and minerals While venison and beef contain many of the same vitamins, venison has a slight advantage over beef in vitamin content. This Livestrong article https://healthfully. com/326549-nutritional values-of-venison-vsbeef.html calculates that venison contains more thiamine and riboflavin than beef, a little less niacin and vitamin B-6, and the same amount of vitamin B-12. While beef does have more minerals overall, venison is still a good source of the same minerals beef provides, including iron, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc.

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