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Why Jerky Is Good For You

JERKY is an attractive snack for athletes. For one, it’s high in protein. But unlike other meat-based foods, jerky doesn’t have to be refrigerated. That makes it a convenient and easy on-the-go snack. Combine that with the fact that jerky tastes pretty good , and its not hard to see why it’s so popular AND heathy! Beef Jerky is a high-energy snack that can fuel you through a vigorous workout or intense bout of exercise. This snack contains a hefty dose of protein, with 9.41 grams per 1-ounce serving, and supplies certain key vitamins and minerals as well. The meat does have a downside however, because it can be high in fat and sodium, which decreases its nutritional value. Meat,...

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