Many studies have founds that eating too much red meat can increase the risk of many chronic health conditions. But since red meat is also have some important nutrients that your body needs such as protein, vitamin B12 and D, calcium, iron, and zinc, you must create a balanced eating plan so your body still gets sufficient amount of these nutrients.
Some product that can replace your red meat consumption are soy products, legumes, low-fat dairy, dark green and leafy vegetables, nuts, and whole grains. Poultry and fish also have leaner protein that provide many of the same nutrients found in red meat.
And reason why you have to limiting your red meat intake is because they can cause several serious diseases such as:
Study founds that men and women who ate the greatest amount of read meat, meat products, and total protein had a higher rates of inflammatory polyarthritis compared with people who ate the least amount.
If you have diabetes type 2 or at high risk you must dieting by limiting red meat and other source of saturated fats and eat more fruit, vegetables, and fiber and also exercising regularly. Because study founds that the risk is reduce by 50% by doing the above.
High intake of red meat and processed meat increases the risk of colorectal cancer. High-heat cooking methods such as grilling, broiling, or pan frying trigger the formation of carcinogenic compounds in red meat. To prevent this you can marinate the meat for one hour before cooking, steaming or poaching meat, or turning the meat frequently while cooking over medium heat.