Meat – Leaving Cert Home Economics

Leaving CertificateHome EconomicsHL

  • Carcass – Beef, lamb or pork
  • Poultry – Chicken, turkey
  • Game – Rabbit, hare
  • Offal – Edible internal organs of an animal e.g. liver
  • MyosinProtein found in meat
  • Iron – Meat is a good source of this mineral
  • Saturated – Meat contains this type of fat which increases risk of heart disease
  • Activity – A cause of toughness in meat
  • Proteolytic – These enzymes are injected into animals to tenderise the meat
  • Sausage – An example of a meat product
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