The feast of Eid Al-adha is synonymous with slaughter sacrificial animals, then consuming her flesh, one of which was the goat. In Indonesia, goat meat can be processed into a variety of dishes, such as satai, goulash, tengkleng or tongseng.
Behind the delicious, a lot of people worry about eating goat meat because it can cause high blood pressure or hypertension. Is it true that eating goat could skyrocket hypertension and what are the benefits contained therein?
Stump d. Situmorang, a specialist in the disease, said it is not right to eat goat meat causes hypertension. According to Stump, the myth of eating goat meat causes high blood it could have triggered the process of processing.
The use of salt in processing goat meat to make higher the sodium. This was the major cause of high blood pressure if consumed in excess.
“Cause factor of hypertension clearly salt. When there are people affected by hypertension and of unknown cause, it must be due to excess salt consumption. Especially if there is a family history of hypertension, is said to be affected by hypertension primer. Ninety percent of sufferers of hypertension due to primary hypertension, “he said.
goat meat is composed of protein, but also contain fat. In 100 grams of grilled goat meat, contains 25.6 grams of protein and 16.5 grams of fat.
Goat meat is a source of high-quality proteins because it contains all the essential amino acids needed for growth and maintenance of the body.
The amount of fat in the meat goat actually vary depending on age, sex, and animal feed. Fat content can range from 17-21 per cent, consisted of saturated fat and monounsaturated in roughly the same amount.
In addition to the protein and fat, goat meat is also rich in vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin B12 which is essential for the formation of blood and brain function and vitamin B3 or niacin. A shortage of niacin has been associated with an increased risk of heart disease.
For minerals, there are zinc which is essential for the growth and formation of hormones, such as insulin and testosterone. There are also iron, phosphorus, and selenium.
In addition to vitamins and minerals, goat meat also contains a number of bioaktif nutrients and antioxidants. There is a creatine as a source of energy for muscles and taurine to the heart and muscles
Eating goat meat can help the body in the maintenance of muscle mass, especially in the elderly. It is certainly necessary in conjunction with a healthy lifestyle such as exercise and eating foods high in protein.
Then, eating mutton also could be an option to avoid anemia. Because, people experience anemia due to iron deficiency. Meanwhile, goat meat is a great source of iron.
Limit eating goat meat
See there are many benefits of goat meat, then these foods should not be avoided. However, notice the number of fixed konsumsinya.
According to Prof. Dr. Nuri Andarwulan, Director of the Center, the maximum consumption SEAFAST satai goat was 10 skewers in a day.
Nutritionists said Leona Victoria Djajadi, daily eating goat meat portions, just the same with the other red meat, i.e. 65-90gram meat already cooked and may eat 2-3 times a week.
Cholesterol will go up if the goat meat is also eaten in excessive quantities and consumed with other processed meat or other saturated fatty foods.
Nutritionists Dian Permatasari says that anyone, including chronic disease sufferers can still be consuming goat meat. The most important thing is to know the limitations and may not be excessive.
“Actually, no one is forbidden to eat meat goats. Depending on which parts are eaten. Meat without fat’s not too dangerous, “he said.
You also can cook goat meat with healthier options. When will cook, cut as much fat. Then, don’t fry meat because it adds more fat and less healthy. Dian said, part of the meat without fat could take part of the upper thigh and shoulders.