By Dr Harold Gunatillake
Much of the pro-vegetarian research out there will try to convince you that humans are natural herbivores, that we’re not meant to eat meat. In reality, our digestive characteristics show we’re omnivorous, according to a talk for the Vegetarian Research Group by John McArdle.
Most Sri Lankans other than vegetarians and vegans eat chicken or red meat once or twice a week with rice and curry. In Sri Lanka, people eat more chicken than beef or mutton due to the price difference.
So, the question is how often should you eat chicken? Can you eat chicken every day without affecting your health? Grilled or baked chicken throughout the week is the suggested way to prepare chicken. You can make simple, healthy chicken dinners, served as a curry, and enjoy them with your rice or bread.
Let’s continue the discussion in the video below.