Do you think only fresh vegetables and fruits are energized and give the body the necessary vitamins? Or do you want to become an adherent of the flow of veganism or vegetarianism, in order to improve the body? Or maybe they wanted to learn more and even try, how is it – to live by the rules of the newfangled flow of raw food?
Efforts will be in vain, and you will not achieve the desired goals, because these types of food have a number of significant nuances. Fruit should be taken only on an empty stomach and in the morning, you will not find a lot of raw vegetables on the shelves of supermarkets in winter, but lack of meat in the diet will lead to disease of the bones, internal organs and the brain. How much meat does the body need to benefit? And what vitamins and minerals does it contain? Let’s figure it out!
What type of food is the most correct?
The golden rule is balance. Choosing a middle ground, you are recommended to get the necessary microelements and vitamins, which in turn will lead to weight loss (or weight gain), and to an excellent state of health, which is the main goals of each.
Meat is a product that was used by ancestors in the Stone Age, so there is no doubt that the effects on the body and mind are effective. No wonder the human race has come up with a million recipes of preparation, to squeeze the maximum of useful properties. If you want to eat right, then find out some of the nuances not only of his choice, but also how to cook, what kind of variety to choose, what to combine, and what standard dishes should be avoided.
Before you begin to describe the types of meat and the benefits that you get from them, debunking some myths, entrenched in the heads of Russians, the main of which is the conviction that all the necessary amino acids that are found in meat can be obtained from plant foods.
Is it possible to replace meat with vegetable food?
The answer is yes. Eight essential amino acids can be found in products: wheat, soy, various nuts, fish oil, other cottage cheese.
To get everything, you need to try: in one day to eat, and in considerable quantity, all eight products. It is expensive, both from the side of calorie content (along with useful amino acids you will get a number of unnecessary carbohydrates and fats), and from the side of money wasting (now nuts and dairy products are expensive).
What is dangerous meat?
It is believed that meat has a lot of cholesterol, which leads to obesity and heart disease! This is not entirely true. Cholesterol can be higher in fish, oil and mayonnaise.
Vascular blockage and cardiovascular diseases can occur if meat is consumed excessively, besides, it should be fatty varieties. For example, to increase the rate of cholesterol by a few percent, you should eat pork stew or fatty beef roast in the amount of 400-500 grams per day for 3 weeks. And this task is unbearable, and unpleasant, for most people.
Is there nothing useful in modern meat?
This may be true. Many manufacturers are trying to quickly sell their product: they pump up livestock with special hormones, they grow to enormous proportions, as a result, the meat turns out more, but there are less vitamins.
This can be avoided in different ways: you can buy meat on the market from well-known suppliers, start your own mini-farm, learn to identify good meat from bad. On the third method will be discussed below, you can learn that the most useful can be obtained by eating a juicy and fragrant steak from various varieties of meat.
What vitamins are found in certain types of meat?
White meat is popular, which is considered a dietary product and is quite inexpensive. Chicken replaces other types of meat, saturates the body with essential amino acids and proteins. Animal protein is easily digested, does not contain cholesterol.
Below you will find the percentage of the type of meat to the total body’s need for it per day (per 100 grams of product).
Hen rich in vitamins B5 (16%), B6 (25%), B12 (20%), PP (62%), H (20%), cobalt (120%), chromium (18%), phosphorus (21%), choline (15%), sulfur (19%). With this product you can:
- Strengthen the nervous system;
- Stimulate the work of the heart;
- Contribute to the treatment of eye diseases;
- Prevent hypertension;
- Normalize the metabolism;
- Relieve pain in the stomach and intestines.
Beef is common, it is the second largest in the world. Quality beef includes vitamins B12 (87%) and B6 (20%), PP (41%), cobalt (70%), molybdenum (17%), sulfur (23%), zinc (27%), copper (18% ), phosphorus (23.5%). This product helps:
- Saturate the body due to the high calorie content;
- Neutralize the hydrochloric acid in the stomach;
- Do not clog the intestines with wandering waste of vegetables and fruits;
- To hold hematopoietic effect.
About pork Opinions nutritionists diverge. Some believe that this is a fatty product, which categorically can not be used by those who follow the weight, others, on the contrary, insist that such a nutritious and vitamin-containing product should in no way be discarded from the diet. In it you will find B1 (7%), B2 (6%), PP (29%), B4 (15%), B5 (10%), B6 (15%), B9 (1%), calcium (1% ), magnesium (10%), sodium (5%), potassium (14%), phosphorus (27.5%), iron (9%), zinc (17%), iodine (4.4%), cobalt ( 80%), chromium (27%), molybdenum (18.6%). Determine for yourself whether you need these properties of pork:
- Helps to cure eye diseases;
- Increases metabolism (if you eat pork without fat);
- Reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases;
- Suitable for pregnant women and nursing moms;
- Contains all the vitamins of group B, which contributes to the healthy work of the intestines and the brain;
- Helps in the fight against male spaces.
Turkey and rabbit meat rarely appears on the tables of the Russians. Turkey meat contains vitamins B2 (22%), A (11%), PP (22%), phosphorus (225%), magnesium (22%), calcium (18%), iron (5%), rabbit meat – besides a high content of B vitamins (the data do not practically differ from those given for turkey meat), is an irreplaceable source of lysine (up to 15%), mineral substances (2%). You will think to please your household more often with dishes from them, after reading the useful properties below. The advantages of these diet products are that:
- The content of iron and calcium makes bones stronger and helps the brain;
- Improves metabolic processes and blood composition;
- Easily absorbed, while removing cholesterol;
- Helps fight insomnia and depression.
Table of proteins, fats and carbohydrates in different types of meat:
What happens when processing meat?
Meat is a storehouse of vitamins, but do not think to use it raw! An uncooked product differs in its content of readily available amino acids, vitamins A, D, E (which are dissolved in fat), B, H, PP (water soluble), raw meat has a lot of phosphorus, iron and potassium. However, it is impossible to eat such meat for the following reasons:
- Increased risk of helminthic invasions and infections;
- Trichinella infection.