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Chicken nuggets: Not really chicken at all


By: Lisa Costa Bir Naturopath

Ever been keen to give your child chicken nuggets? While you may think they are predominantly composed of chicken, think again. Researchers in America randomly selected nuggets from 2 different national fast food chains for analysis. The researchers found that chicken meat was not the predominate component in either nugget. Fat was present in equal or greater quantities along with epithelium, bone, nerve, and connective tissue (appetising much?)

Ref: Am J Med. 2013 Sep 11. pii: S0002-9343(13)00396-3. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2013.05.005. [Epub ahead of print]
The Autopsy of Chicken Nuggets Reads "Chicken Little"
Deshazo RD, Bigler S, Skipworth LB.

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