Red meat is rich in protein. It also contains fat, vitamin B, iron, selenium, and zinc. Perhaps these are the benefits that Mahatma Gandhi secretly ate meat in his boyhood. (He has written this in his book)
Iron is an essential component of hemoglobin in red blood cells, which carries oxygen. If it is deficient, a person becomes anemic. Iron deficiency usually occurs in children, the elderly, and pregnant women.
Zinc is essential for the health of the body’s immune system. It is also obtained from red meat.
Those who take expensive food supplements should know that vitamins B3, B6, and B12 are best found in red meat. B6 is necessary for the immune system, and B12 for the nervous system.
L-carnitine is found in large amounts in red meat. Its role is very key in fat metabolism. Many companies advertise the presence of L-carnitine in their food supplements as if it were a rare commodity.
▪If you want to keep old age away from you, there is good news. One of the most important antioxidants found in red meat is Glutathione. It prevents aging and diseases. Keeps the body flexible and energetic. Skin, hair and nails remain healthy and flexible.
▪Another good news for the readers who want to stay young forever. Red meat contains carnosine, which strengthens the immune system and reduces inflammation in the body, thereby delaying aging.
All the harms of red meat are the result of overeating in moderation. If it is taken in a balanced amount, there is no harm to a healthy person.
The most significant loss of red meat is the heart and arterial diseases, in which its role is essential. Because it is full of cholesterol and saturated fat, “excess” amounts harm the health of the arteries and heart. But don’t panic; you can avoid this damage by exercising.
A 2011 study by Howard University revealed that people who consume 110 grams or more of red meat daily have a significantly increased risk of type 2 diabetes. Is this bad news? No, sir, the good news within this news is that eating less meat does not reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
A significant association of red meat with colon cancer has also been revealed. People who eat more red meat are more prone to this deadly disease. Yes, only those who eat a lot of meat.
It turns out red meat is terrible, but not nearly as bad as this poor guy has been made out to be.
If its quantity is 120 grams daily, its harm is specific.
Those taking 90 grams per day stay away from harm, but those taking 70 grams per day to enjoy its benefits. If it is impossible to take it daily, use it twice or thrice a week.