Beef is packed with nutrients and are an essential part of many Australian’s diets.
With beef’s exceptional taste and flavour, as well as its meal versatility and health benefits, it is no wonder that beef is a favourite among us Australian’s.
1. Muscle Building and Tissue Repair
The Australian Dietary Guidelines recommends 65g/ day, which includes our beloved beef, lamb and pork.
2. Red Blood Cell, immune strength and overall well-being:
It serves as an essential mineral that our bodies use in the liver, bone marrow, spleen and muscles.
This news comes despite the fact that women’s bodies require “twice as much iron as men.” (MLA)
3. Development and general health:
Zinc plays a vital role in our bodies cellular metabolism and assists in immune functions, DNA synthesis, and cell division.
4. A healthy nervous, immune and digestive system:
The Risks Vs. The Benefits:
Various reports on red meat have stipulated the connection between red meat consumption and cardiovascular disease. However, inconsistencies in the reports have questioned the findings of such reports. The evidence supporting the benefits of red meat for our bodies in supporting long-term health. (McAfee, McSorley, Cuskelly, Moss, Wallace, Bonham, Fearon, 2010)