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Is dark meat vegan?

Dark meat is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is dark meat?

Dark meat refers to the meat from the legs and thighs of poultry such as chicken, turkey, and duck. The meat is darker in color compared to white meat and contains higher levels of myoglobin, a protein that helps the muscles to work for longer periods. This results in a richer, juicier flavor and a tender, succulent texture that is perfect for slow-cooking or roasting. Dark meat is also a great source of protein and contains essential vitamins and minerals such as iron, zinc, and vitamin B12. Its unique flavor and texture make it a popular ingredient in various cuisines around the world.

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