7 Healthy Rules to Enjoy Red Meat ...

In the previous article, as we discovered the benefits of eating red meat, I promised to report back on the healthiest and yummiest secrets to choose and prepare beef and lamb. Here are my cherished rules, shared just for you!

1. Eat Organic, Pasture-raised, Beef and Lamb …

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this will help you avoid residual pesticides, hormones, and antibiotics in conventionally raised cattle. Do you know that the hormones injected in cows to promote rapid weight gain have exactly the same effect on women who eat meats with steroids?…

2. Minimize Your Consumption of Grilled Meats, …

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which might be carcinogenic. Eat barbecued hamburgers and steaks only occasionally, and always with lacto-fermented, cruciferous vegetables, like sauerkraut or kimchi. Such combination neutralizes cancer promoting substances in grilled meats.

3. Cook Full-fat Portions of Meat …

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Not only are they more tender and delicious, they also contain anti-microbial fatty acids important for our health . As for fats, only rancid vegetable oils and modified trans-fats are bad for you.

4. Do Not Be Squeamish about Eating Organ Meats,…

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such as liver and heart - they are true depositories of precious, health promoting minerals and vitamins, which are hard to obtain from any other food.

5. Kick the Can and Make Your Own Nutritious Bouillon…

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out of inexpensive beef and lamb bones (especially bone marrow). Home-made broth is highly valued in French cuisine because nothing beats its flavour in soups and sauces. Do you also know that the minerals and gelatine in bone broth will protect you from osteoporosis and stomach ailments?

6. Tender Portions of Red Meat…

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(like filet and rib cuts of beef, or leg of lamb) should be eaten rare, with the most of their vitamin and enzyme content still intact.

7. Marinate Stewing Meats or Roasts Overnight in Yogurt or Red Wine …

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your guests will truly appreciate the world class flavour and enhanced tenderness in each bite.
By following these strategic rules, you are now well-equipped to turn beef and lamb into mouth watering, healthy dishes for your family and friends. Who knows, maybe even your vegetarian friends will reconsider their beliefs once they are aware of the many benefits of eating meat? :)

About the Author

Amanda Brown is our Healthy Lifestyle Expert. Amanda lives in Canada, and her background includes Degrees in Ethnology, History, and Wholistic Therapies. Her true passion, though, lies in the fields of traditional nutrition, history of medicine… learn more about Amanda here.

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