Raw meat is one of the interesting topics around the raw things that good for health today. While many ingredients of food follow the nutritive trend of raw, the story of raw meat is fall into this current eddy. However there is the confirmation and useful advice that you should not eat the raw meat how matter what and should not try to use it like fresh vegetable or fruit with simple definition of nutrients be safe fully in fresh things.
It is not that eating raw meat makes us to be healthier by full nutrients contained. The question is the smart way in using and consuming meat base on the specific division of red meat and white meat. So what we need to make clear about red meat and white meat? Why it must be division of these things like that? And what are the benefits of each type to our health in details?
What are red meat and white one?
There is the very simple conclusion of red meat and white meat from USDA that “the red meat contains more myoglobin than white meat”. Reality, there are different lines that help to classify red meat or white meat such as in culinary, meat from mammal excluding fish and pork generally considered red meat and poultry is considered white excepted duck and goose or the meat from adult animals considered red but white for the young.
Why does the division of red and white meat must to have?
As in the article of meat on our plate mentioned, you may see how has been raw meat existed in human life so long. It is needed on our plate truly and human demand of meat is prolonged ceaselessly. Meat is so good to human body but it has the opposite site caused risks of disease. That is the reason why the raw meat is classified to red and white meat. The classification of red and white meat may give the specific details related to nutrients contained in each type. It helps people who and then can use raw meat better to health with increasing benefits; lowering and limiting the risk of disease.
Benefits and causes of harm to human health
Related to benefits that red and white meat provide, there are three main benefits well known:
Firstly meat both types with red and white meat give the worth protein source to the human body while the body is always need protein for building of body tissues, producing of antibodies, improve the immune system etc.
Secondly, meat both types red and white meat contain the rich minerals such as iron, zinc, selenium, copper, manganese and many other minerals. These minerals are very important to the metabolism occurs in the body.
Thirdly meat both types including red and white meat are rich in vitamins such as thiamin, niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, biotin, riboflavin etc. They are very useful for skeleton health, central nervous system and skin health also.
It should be clear in the fair consideration more than blaming by our irrational consuming red and white meat. The opposite site of red meat and white meat are same with any ingredient in food with advantages and disadvantages. We see how useful red and white meat to our body, this does not mean they cannot be caused of risk.
The disadvantages from meat are fully presented. Over consuming red meat and white meat without control may lead to some cancer, of course the using red meat give the higher risk than the white meat. Heart disease and obesity are also the popular disease caused by over consuming meat. So there is not any guarantee for us in consuming meat without consideration carefully.
Advice for smart consuming of red meat and white meat
Lower risk of diseases for you does not belong completely to red meat or white meat. It is a part of your responsibility included the way of choosing meat smartly from the stores, reasonable using; consuming with appropriate amount; storing, preparing and cooking in the right way.
Thus, instead of the pressure of choosing between red meat and white meat; reeling in the debates of that choice; or convicting for red meat; or inflating the value of white meat, or even carrying the wish of kick the meat off our life; we should try to understand more about them and then we can use them properly to bring more and more benefits as possible to our health.