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utblazer
09-17-2003, 09:39 PM
Is beef jerky good as a protein source snack? It looks good, albeit the preservatives, but it's expensive. If it is good, anyone know a good place to buy it? Or what are other good protein snacks other than the obvious. Thanks

Ed

guitarguy
09-17-2003, 11:12 PM
Beef jerky rocks for bulking. Its pretty much pure protein, with less water in it so you get a higher protein/lb ratio. Dont think about buying it for a bulking diet though; do yourself a favor and buy a dehydrator and 5lbs of round steak. Also do it in moderation because its packed with sodium.

mj4spc
09-18-2003, 06:53 AM
You can "dry" just about any meat on your grill if you have warmer racks, or even in an everyday oven. I have made venison jerky and it is easy. You just cut strips of meat, marinade, and "cook" it at a low heat for couple of hours. I haven't done it in a while, but when I hit my bulking phase later this year, I'll probably start doing it again. There are lots of recipes on the net for it.

sawastea
09-18-2003, 06:55 AM
http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=142078&highlight=beef+jerky