Meat Color

The appearance of raw meat gives no indication of its tenderness and little indication of its flavor. Nevertheless, consumers often use meat color at point of purchase to assure themselves that the meat is not spoiled and will be of good eating quality. This approach raises color to a position far beyond its real value. It is true that color does indicate something about the meat, but only in terms of prior exposure to oxygen or drying conditions; and in extreme instances, it may be a guide to flavor changes. Consumers expect poultry to be white, veal and pork to be a pale pink, lamb and beef to be cherry red. The darkest meat comes from bulls, deer, and horses, even under normal ultimate pH conditions, since these meats have high concentrations of the pigment myoglobin, which gives rise to their dark color.

Sleeping Sanctuary

Sleeping Sanctuary

Salvation For The Sleep Deprived The Ultimate Guide To Sleeping, Napping, Resting And  Restoring Your Energy. Of the many things that we do just instinctively and do not give much  of a thought to, sleep is probably the most prominent one. Most of us sleep only because we have to. We sleep because we cannot stay awake all 24 hours in the day.

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