NEW YORK, BRONX (ORDO News) — Red meat is an invaluable source of protein and valuable amino acids for the body. It also contains iron and zinc, vitamin B12.
It helps to maintain bones and muscles normally, therefore it is an important part of the diet. Can you eat it every day? And what will happen to our body if we start consuming it regularly?
Red meat is a rich source of protein, iron, zinc and vitamin B12.
It helps in the development and growth of cells, transports oxygen throughout the body, strengthens immunity, improves the functioning of the brain and nervous system, and also supports the health of bones and muscles.
However, eating red meat every day is not recommended due to its high content of animal fat, saturated fat and cholesterol, which can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer.
The University of Oxford conducted a study during which it was established that the risk of coronary disease increases by 18% in meat eaters. And this is only on the condition that the amount of meat is 50 grams higher than the norm.
In 2015, the Institute of Oncology of Istanbul University conducted a study, where it was found that this product can provoke the development of oncology.
A healthy diet should include not only red meat, but also other protein sources such as fish, nuts, whole grains and soy products.
In addition, a high consumption of red meat may be associated with an increased risk of developing colon cancer.
Other potential effects include an increased risk of diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, and degenerative liver disease.
In 2014, a study was conducted, during which it became known that red meat increases visceral fat, which is one of the factors in the development of diabetes.
Therefore, moderate consumption of red meat and the use of alternative sources of protein, such as fish, nuts and soy products, are recommended.
You can and should eat red meat, but doctors warn, stick to the norm!
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