Is too much biltong bad for you?

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asked Sep 16 in Other-Food Drink by Leweegie1989 (1,280 points)
Is too much biltong bad for you?

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answered Sep 17 by achmyouse (2,160 points)
Yes too much biltong is bad for you as it's high in sodium, salt and fat content and because of the way it's processed it makes biltong bad for you when eaten in excess.

Biltong is also fattening and can cause weight gain when eaten too much as well.

Although biltong is a nutritious snack, it's still a good idea to eat it in moderation.

Some of its ingredients may harm your health, particularly if consumed in excess.

Biltong is a form of dried, cured meat that originated in Southern African countries (South Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Namibia, Botswana and Zambia).

Various types of meat are used to produce it, ranging from beef to game meats such as ostrich or kudu.

The cut may also vary, either fillets of meat cut into strips following the grain of the muscle, or flat pieces sliced across the grain.

It is related to beef jerky in that they are both spiced, dried meats; however, the typical ingredients, taste and production processes may differ.

Beef jerky is commonly sliced into strips before the cooking and drying process.

Biltong is air dried as a whole piece and then sliced into bite-sized pieces.

Due to the drying and slicing process, most biltong is softer and fluffier in texture whereas beef jerky has more of a steak-like chew.

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