In the lower breast area right underneath the front legs houses the meat that is pretty much a staple at barbeque places, the brisket. The brisket area of the cow is one the cow utilized mostly through its life so be prepared for a lot of fatty connective tissue, but that’s what makes it one of the best for slow cooking. Brisket is also a favorite for barbeque sandwiches as it pretty much falls apart after proper slow cooking. The flat of the brisket is best for braising but doesn’t have as much fatty connective tissue. The point of the brisket is the fattier part of the cut that you want to use for barbeques.
Beef brisket Nutrition Facts: Calories, Carbs, and Health BenefitsTweet
Beef brisket is 70.29% water, 0.6% carbohydrates, 20.72% protein, 0% dietary fiber, 1.02% ash and 7.37% fat. If you consume one ounce of beef brisket it will provide you with 5.874 grams of protein. That translates to 12.77 percent of the 46 grams of protein women should include in their daily diet and 10.49 percent of the 56 grams men need on a daily basis. That same in an amount measuring 100 grams (3.5 Oz), beef brisket provides 658 kilojoules (157 kilocalories) of energy and is a rich source of Vitamin B12 (cobalamin), Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), and Vitamin B3 (niacin) (101.25%, 32.31%, and 28.14% of the Daily Value, respectively). This means that if you add beef brisket in your diet it will help your body to maintain nerves health, form DNA, create energy by breaking down carbohydrates and will be effective against rising of homocysteine levels in the bodyproliferation of the smooth vascular muscles which can block blood vesselsAlzheimer’s disease or dementia as it is responsible for metabolism in neurotransmitters. Furthermore it contains a considerable amount of Zinc, Selenium and Phosphorus attaining 53.88%, 29.82% and 28.71% of the Daily Value in a 100 g (3.5 Oz), respectively.