What's In Your Gullet?
of the hamburger meat found at eight fast food
restaurants resulted in the following findings:
The average burger consists of only 12% meat. Some were
as low as 2%.
Water comprised as much as 50% of weight by volume per burger.
The balance of the burger was a conglomeration of (by percentage)
ligament & tendons, blood vessels, nervous
brain and spinal cord), fat, plant material(?), cartilage
For an in-depth analysis, read the study found here.
Maybe it's time to consider meatless burgers. My favorite
brand is Morningstar
Farms. They're all delicious but the
Spicy Black Bean Burger is absolutely primo.