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BigRic
05-30-2004, 05:37 PM
Is their something in it thats not good for you? on the nutritional facts for the stuff I eat it says for every ounce theirs 11 gs of protein and 1 g of fat, so should i start stalking up on the beef jerky or what?

Drheckler
05-30-2004, 06:12 PM
The soduim content in that stuff is crazy but besides that I don't think there's anything else bad in it. Is it commerical Jerky or the real stuff?

AdamGberg
05-30-2004, 06:46 PM
i wish they had beef jerky in vending machines....


stuff makes me thirsty though

odieforbroke
05-30-2004, 08:45 PM
i believe, also, that jerky has a lot of nitrites and other preservative which are very bad for you.

Dedicated
05-30-2004, 09:24 PM
Like the others have said, it's high in sodium and contains other preservatives which aren't so great for you. In moderation it is fine I would think. Remember there are better food choices that are more filling, more nutritious, and less expensive.

Focused
05-31-2004, 11:02 AM
yeah beef jerky is frickin expensive!

ElPietro
05-31-2004, 11:04 AM
There are plenty of websites that explain how to make it on your own using an oven. Doesn't even have to be a fancy new one with a dehydrate setting like mine. :cool:

Workhorse
05-31-2004, 12:14 PM
I make my own.... its my favorite snack of all time. Always will be.

The store boughten stuff is high in sodium... insanely high. But my homemade stuff isn't. :D

Budiak
05-31-2004, 01:59 PM
Pete, your oven has a ****ing dehydrate setting?!?

ElPietro
05-31-2004, 02:16 PM
Pete, your oven has a ****ing dehydrate setting?!?

Ja man, it's a really purty Jenn-Air.

I haven't actually used it yet (the dehydrate part). I bought the flank steak to make the jerky, I've just been lazy and haven't gotten a good recipe to marinade it in yet.

harryhoudini66
05-31-2004, 04:55 PM
hmmmm


I want some ostrich jerky

BigNic
05-31-2004, 05:48 PM
ya like everyone said high in sodium, btw nice sn bigric

BigRic
05-31-2004, 10:39 PM
ya like everyone said high in sodium, btw nice sn bigric
Thanks man.