Chicken

There is a surprising lack of research from some of the Authors referenced for this blog. I have included some notes on relevant studies as an alternative.

Mark Sisson

Local co-ops, farmers’ markets and CSAs are all great places to look for reasonably priced pastured and/or organic chicken.

PaleoLeap.com

Some references in this article highlight the importance of Organinc or Free Range meat, due to the problems associated with Antibiotics and generally sick animals .

http://paleoleap.com/just-cows-pastured-pork-poultry/

 

Study on dangers of Chicken Feed to humans

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1867957/pdf/ehp0115-000663.pdf

 

No real suprise that accelerating growth may not be healthy in chickens.

“meat from Slow Grown chickens appeared healthier (less fat and higher content of n-3 PUFA) and thus might better fit with the consumer’s expectations of organic products.”

http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayFulltext?type=6&fid=7966968&jid=ANM&volumeId=5&issueId=02&aid=7966967&bodyId=&membershipNumber=&societyETOCSession=&fulltextType=RA&fileId=S175173111000176X#cjotab_tab6

 

Green pastures may enhance vitamin E in hens eggs.

http://www.oacc.info/ResearchDatabase/res_eggs_pasture_caged.asp

 

Mark Sisson explains how to decode the labeling around chickens to ensure that you have an idea of what you are getting.

 

http://www.marksdailyapple.com/what-you-should-know-about-poultry-production-claims/#axzz3yG5ZPblc

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1867957/pdf/ehp0115-000663.pdf

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1867957/pdf/ehp0115-000663.pdf

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1867957/pdf/ehp0115-000663.pdf

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s