Health and beef

Did you know that:

  • Eating lean beef helps reduce the LDL cholesterol, the so called bad cholesterol. According to a study conducted in the United States the participants have obtained a 10% lower LDL after eating lean beef as part of an integrated diet.
  • 100 grams of lean beef contains approximately 50% of the daily zinc and proteins an adult person requires
  • Beef meat from cattle feed with grass is rich in Omega-3 which reduce the risk of heart diseases
  • Beef meat is rich in iron, about the same level as cereals and sun flower seeds. It ranks third in the food chart as iron level. Iron is especially important in providing the cells with oxygen and indirectly preventing from getting tired. Beef also contains high levels of phosphorus, necessary for strong teeth and bones.
  • Beef meat is the type of food with the highest level of nutrients
  • Beef meat is rich in zinc and linoleic acid which help prevent cancer
  • The zinc from the lean beef helps to prevent the damage on the blood vessels which also reduces the risk of arteriosclerosis and helps the immune system function better
  • Beef meat is a rich source of vitamin B6 and B12, which helps to reduce the risk of colon cancer