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Extreme Eats

A young girl cutting meat on plate with fries. Today in France, especially in the Camargue in the south where herds of wild horses dashing through water is a photographic cliche, some breeds are raised for meat and as is true of most meat sources, the young, the colts, are preferred for their tenderness. Easily digested, horsemeat has fewer calories than beefÑ94 per hundred milligrams, compared with 156 for lean beef.

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In this episode of Taboo, we'll experience some of mankind's forbidden foods.