Is Kosher Healthier Than What Your Grocer Offers? Aug 12, 2015 by Cathy (Day Styles)

Open Your Mind to the World of Kosher Food

It’s true, over 3.5 million people eat kosher food in the United States and they aren’t all Jewish. Are you wondering why? Let me fill you in. Eating kosher is critically important in the Jewish religion. The rules of kasrut from the Old Testament state people should only eat animals that chew their cud and have hooves, like cows, or have fins and scales. This means pigs and other meats and ocean animals are forbidden.

But there’s a lot more to it than just selecting certain animals to eat. There’s a specific process that includes a gentle slaughter and the preparation of the meat is ultra-specific. The blood needs to be drained immediately from the animal and if there are any imperfections in the meat it can’t be labelled kosher. All of this protocol is overseen by an Orthodox Union specialist. A paid position to make certain the process is followed methodically. This makes kosher much healthier than the food we get from the market and elsewhere. Let’s have a look further…


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