Horse meat has various qualities, benefitting to the health of human people:
•Horse meat is low-fat: the fat content in horse meat is only 2 to 5%. In addition, 60 to 70% of the fats consist of non saturated fatty acids, which play an essential role in the prevention of cardio-vascular diseases;
•Horse meat is iron-rich: 100g of horse meat contains 4 to 5mg of iron. Iron plays an important role in the creation of red bloodcells and reinforces the immune system. In addition, iron from horse meat is greatly digestable. The intake of 100g of horse meat contains one-third of the recommended daily intake for adults;
•Horse meat is abundant in vitamin B: Horse meat contains vitamins B3, B6 and B12, vitamins that play an essential role in the cellular metabolism. The intake of 100g of horse meat contains the recommended daily intake in vitamin B12 for adults;
•Horse meat contains high quality proteins: Horse meat contains about 20g protein per 100g. These proteins of animal origin are a source of essential amino acids, which, in turn, are important for the development of the muscles, organs, etc. The proteins present in horse meat are not only numerous but also of good quality. A serving of 100g horse meat is good for one-third of the recommended daily intake of protein for an adult.