Summer is especially popular with picnics with barbecue and juicy steaks. And experts recommend reducing the amount of consumption of red meat to prolong youth and beauty and keep slim, trim figure.
Red meat is a necessary staple in the diet, but it has both beneficial and harmful effects on the body, reports 24apteka.
1. In red meat a lot of saturated fat. They are associated with weight gain. When heating meat above 100 degrees saturated fat transformirovalsya in harmful carcinogens.
Periodic exposure to these substances is not hazardous of the body, but too much meat can lead to the recruitment of extra pounds.
Using saturated fats in meat is weight gain
2. Red meat reduces the rate of metabolism. Metabolism drops due to the fact that meat proteins break down to amino acids, with their large numbers changes the pH of the internal environment of the body acidic.
Accordingly, enzymes and hormones in the acidic environment can not properly do their work is a violation of the intestinal microflora. Better consume red meat with fresh vegetables – they have alkaline properties.
Red meat reduces metabolism
3. Red meat is difficult to digest – up to 5-7 hours at a time. And if it is eaten for Breakfast, lunch and dinner, for the assimilation of such quantities of red meat, the body will work around the clock, without rest. Experts recommend to eat this product more than 2 times a week, and after 35-40 – 1.
Red meat is difficult to digest
4. Red meat can get a large dose of antibiotics and hormones. Indeed, in most farms animals are fed food enriched with antibiotics and growth hormones. We then eat together with meat. And this entails serious consequences – a violation of microflora and increase the risk of developing tumours.
Red meat can get a large dose of antibiotics and hormones
5. Red meat accelerates the aging process. Amino acids that are in meat affect the realization of genetic information – to stimulate the defective genes and “jammed” work normal, and they reduce the activity of enzymes that control the metabolism.
Red meat accelerates the aging process
More news about treatment of different diseases, medicine in Ukraine, healthy lifestyle and nutrition, pregnancy and childbirth, discoveries in the field of medicine and more – see Health.