Category Archives: Red meat

Meat, Fish or Fowl?

For those of us that like to eat animal products, there is a continual choice between the different forms of meat. Clearly there are taste differences between the various types of meat, but perhaps more importantly, there are also nutritional … Continue reading

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Red Meat: Too Much Of A Good Thing?

Red meat undoubtedly has some health benefits associated with consumption. In particular, red meat provides all the essential amino acids necessary for human growth and metabolism and is therefore considered a complete protein. In addition, red meat is an excellent … Continue reading

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Red Meat Fat Quality

A little knowledge is said to be a dangerous thing, and in this regard nutrition is often oversimplified to the detriment of the consumer. The science of red meat and its fat is complex and care must be taken when … Continue reading

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Animal Protein: How much Is Too Much?

Animal protein can be a double edged sword. On one hand, some evidence suggests that high intakes of animal protein are linked to certain diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular disease. On the other hand, meat is a good source … Continue reading

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Is Red Meat Really Bad For You?

It has been claimed that eating red meat may be associated with certain detrimental health outcomes. However, it is important to understand two fundamental principles before any claim against red meat can be made. Firstly, not all red meat is … Continue reading

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Red Meat, Fish or Fowl?

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Red Meat Versus Plants For Iron

Red Meat Versus Plants For Iron

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On The Fat Content Of Meat

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Meat and Potatoes: Associated with Poor Cognitive Function

A recent study observed an association between consumption of meat, potatoes, gravy and butter with poor cognitive function. The study that was performed on subjects in the United Kingdom, included just under 2000 elderly individuals, and the data on the … Continue reading

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A High Protein Diet? What Do You Mean?

As I have previously discussed, ‘high fat diets’ is a meaningless term unless some degree of detail is provided to add some qualification to the statement. Dietary fats, actually dietary lipids, are a heterogeneous group of compounds which when consumed … Continue reading

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