7 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Eat Red Meat — and 8 Reasons Why You Should from 7 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Eat Red Meat — and 8 Reasons Why You Should

7 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Eat Red Meat — and 8 Reasons Why You Should

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7 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Eat Red Meat — and 8 Reasons Why You Should

Before diving into the pros and cons of red meat, we want to give you a quick refresher on what red meat actually is. It can come from mammals such as cattle, bison, lamb, deer, and swine, as well as from some flightless birds like ostrich, emu, and rhea. In most cases, the only processing involved occurs during the butchering (and possibly the aging) process, as opposed to processed meats like hot dogs, bacon, salami, sausages, and lunchmeat.

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There are some important facets of red meat and its consumption that directly influence your health. The accompanying slideshow will help you decide whether red meat is for you.

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