Nutrition Recommendations for Eid-al-Adha

It's very near to the holiday tables with delicious dishes. I would like to draw attention to some issues in these days where red meat is the main food
diseases such as anthrax can be transmitted.
✓ Red meat contains good quality animal protein as well as iron, zinc, phosphorus, magnesium minerals and vitamins B12, B6, A
. Its digestion is faster than the digestion of other foods. It is more difficult.
✓ Indigestion, gas complaints, and constipation may occur as a result of excessive meat consumption during Eid al-Adha.
✓ When the meat of newly slaughtered animals is cooked immediately, it becomes much harder and takes longer to digest.
> takes. After slaughtering the animal, the meat should not be cooked immediately and should be left to rest in the refrigerator.
✓ Since fatty meats have high saturated fat and cholesterol content; People with cardiovascular disease,
diabetes and high blood pressure should not consume visible fats during Eid al-Adha and should consume them with small amounts of vegetables. Care should be taken. Grilling, oven and boiling methods
should be preferred. ✓ When meat is exposed to high heat, the inner parts are not cooked very well and the burns that occur on the outer parts
cause the emergence of carcinogenic substances. For this reason Care should be taken to ensure that there is a distance of 15-20 centimeters
between the meat and the fire.
✓ While cooking the most frequently consumed roasted meat, it should be cooked in its own juice over medium heat
without using extra tail fat and butter.
✓ Red meat should be cooked in its own juice. To benefit from the iron it contains, meat should be cooked with vegetables or consumed with a salad of green leafy vegetables and freshly squeezed fruit juices. Thus, thanks to vitamin C
, the usability of iron in meat in the body increases.
✓ Meat should be prepared as minced meat or cubed meat, not in large pieces, and stored in portions
to be used. They can be stored for 1-2 weeks at -2 degrees Celsius and longer at -18 degrees Celsius.
✓ To thaw the meat, place it in a container in the refrigerator 24 hours beforehand. Dissolving process should be done by placing
in. Thawing by keeping it under hot water or at room temperature may
cause food poisoning.
✓ Since meat consumption is generally predominant for breakfast and lunch, lighter legume dishes and vegetable dishes should be preferred for dinner. .
✓ Instead of white rice, meat dishes should be consumed with bulgur pilaf, whole grain pasta or vegetable
soup and salad.
✓ Instead of dumplings, milk desserts or dark chocolate should be taken.
/> ✓ Choosing light tea or herbal tea instead of fruit juice, soda or cola reduces the amount of empty calories consumed during the day.
✓ 2-2.5 liters of water should be drunk during the day.

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