Meat is the flesh of animals which is used as food. It is rich in protein. It can be eaten raw also but it is mostly cooked before eating. Meat has become an essential part of diet for many peoples. It is also the main source of vitamin B12.
Fish is the part of seafood which is consumed as a meal. It is low in fat but high in protein. It is also filled with vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids. It doesn’t take much time to cook like meat. It can be prepared by broiled, steamed, grilled, poached and baked.
|The flesh of an animal, typically a mammal or bird, as food (the flesh of domestic fowls is sometimes distinguished as poultry)||A limbless cold-blooded vertebrate animal with gills and fins living wholly in water|
|Synonyms||Flesh, beef, crux, meal, center, food||Fluke, hake, trout, grope, clam|
|Types||Its types are:
||Its types are:
|Word origin||The word meat was originated from Old English mete ‘food’ or ‘article of food’ (as in sweetmeat), of Germanic origin.||The word fish was originated from Old English fisc (as a noun denoting any animal living exclusively in water), fiscian (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch vis, vissen and German Fisch, fischen.|
|Derived from||It is derived from sheep, cows, pigs, cattle, etc.||General salt water fishes are used, which also includes shellfish such as molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms.|
|Cooking time||It takes more time to cook as compared to fish.||It takes less time to cook as compared to meat.|
|Quantity||It has a high quantity of fat.||It has a high quantity of protein.|
|Eaten||It is eaten as a part of meal.||It can be eaten as part of or the whole meal.|
|Cooked by||It is cooked by grilling, stir-frying, boiling and in a pressure cooker.||It is cooked by baking, grilling, broiling, steaming and poaching.|
|Used in||Steaks, pork sandwiches, meat stew and curries, etc.||Sushi, sashimi, pickled herring, smoked dishes, etc.|
|Advantages/Benefits||The benefits of eating meat are:
||The benefits of eating fish are:
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