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Why You Should Limit Your Consumption Of Red Meat

Red meat can be described as the meat of mammals with high amount of myoglobin. Individuals are advised to limit their red meat consumption to 1 - 2 serving per week. This isn't because it doesn't possess its own nutrient but, the excess consumption of it can adversely affect the health. Other reasons why you should cut back on red meat will be discussed in this article.

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Reasons Why You Should Limit Your Consumption Of Red Meat:

1 The excess consumption of it is linked to an increased risk of colon cancer.

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2 Heart health: the high consumption of red meat is linked with an increased risk of heart attack, obesity, high cholesterol stroke etc.

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3 It protects the environment from the impact of cattle grazing on grains: since more than 30% of grains grown are fed to cattles.

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Limit your red meat intake, replace it with sea foods such as fish, white meats such as chicken, turkey etc.

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Source: health.clevelandclinic.org

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