Is Red Meat Healthy? (Podcast #21)
There’s no denying that red meat is getting a majorly bad reputation.
Have you stopped eating red meat after watching movies like Forks Over Knives or What the Health?
What if those claims are wrong?
In episode 21 of our podcast, Jessica and I discuss the scary headlines and claims regarding red meat and how it's linked with heart disease and cancer.
You'll learn about the most important points to remember, how to source healthy meat, how to prepare it, and what the context of your plate should really look like.
Listen to this podcast episode, anytime, anywhere (that’s why podcasts are so awesome).
Points of Discussion:
Dr. Weston A Price and the downfall of a Westernized diet
Reality of farming methods today
Definition of grass-fed and grass-finished
Symbiotic role of plant and animal foods
Total red meat intake and colon cancer risk
Carcinogens caused by searing, frying, grilling, blackening meat and seafood
Saturated fat intake and cardiovascular disease risk
CLA for fat burning
Omega 3 fats for reduced inflammation
Vitamin B12 for energy and brain health
Heme iron benefits, concerns and solutions
Vitamin D for bone health
Also mentioned in this episode:
SevenSons.net for U.S. Midwest healthy bones (affiliate link)
Grasslandbeef.com for healthy bones anywhere in the US
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Marisa Moon, Primal Health Coach
Disclaimer: Consult with your doctor or functional medicine practitioner before trying any of the remedies or protocols mentioned in this episode. Jessica Dogert and Marisa Moon are not physicians or medical practitioners.
Photo Credit: Jason Leung