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offal

(of′fel)
Animal parts discarded during the process of butchering or slaughtering, typically including the brain, viscera, skin, hooves, and blood. These by-products have been implicated in the transmission of some infectious illnesses, like mad cow disease.

offal

1. nonmeat edible products from animal slaughter. Includes brains, thymus, pancreas, liver, heart, kidney, tripes, sausage casings, chitterlings, crackling rind.
2. by-product of milling, called also weatlings, middlings. A high-protein supplement for herbivores.

specified bovine offal
the term used in the UK to denote tissues that can be infected with the agent of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), namely brain and spinal cord, spinal ganglia, retina, and terminal small intestine.
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Foods that are especially rich in purines include organ meats, such as liver.
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Avoid high-purine foods and beverages, such as red meat and organ meats (liver, kidneys, hearts); game meats (squirrel, venison); anchovies, fish eggs, sardines, herring, mackerel, trout, cod, haddock, scallops and mussels; veal, turkey, gravy, broth, bouillon, and consomme; and sugary beverages, beer, and distilled spirits.
Fresh heart and liver is extremely good if done right, but I'd just as soon pass on other organ meats, and I draw the line before we get to brains.
Licensed dietitian Lynn Charabaty said that, like most organ meats, sheep brains contain significant amounts of iron and zinc, as well as essential vitamins like B12 and folates.
Surya explained that other forms of protein like eggs should be avoided when meat is part of the diet and cautioned people with high cholesterol or at- risk patients against consuming organ meats like liver.
kcal/kg; 144 Three varieties are kcal/oz available: beef, chicken, and turkey (each containing raw muscle and organ meats from just that species, along with vegetables, fruit, healthy food supplements, and a vitamin/mineral-mix).
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It features heavy consumption of fried foods, including fried vegetables, as well as organ meats, processed meats, full-fat milk, and sugar-sweetened drinks, while downplaying fruits, salads, and whole grains.
Vitamin B9 / Folate / Folic Acid is a B vitamin obtained naturally in green leafy vegetables, dried beans, liver and other organ meats and frequently is an added fortification in cereals.
For example, lean meat, organ meats, fish, poultry, eggs, vegetables, fruit, and nuts are permitted, but the diet discourages consuming any dairy, grains, sugar, legumes, potatoes, processed oils, and foods grown after agriculture started.
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