MEAT vs. FISH
- Red meat contains very high quantities of iron.
- High quality protein (not found in a single vegetarian food).
- Phosphorus content in meat gets much easily absorbed than that present in cereals and legumes.
- Main Source for the intake of Vitamin B12.
- Is high in saturated fats: Recommend to be eaten in moderate quantities.
- If our ancestors had not eaten red meats the brain of humans would be 1/4 of its present size!
- In regions where people have the longest lifespan the diet is based almost exclusively on meat of ruminant animals and cultured dairy products.
- Protein from meat builds and repairs body issue and formation of antibodies that fight against infections. Vitamins prominent: 1) for good supports bone + teeth development, maintain health of skin; 2) Supports central
- Nervous system and enhances mental health; 3) Promotes calcium and phosphorus.
- Fat: Helps prevent body from cancer and harmful viruses. Improves body's resistance to surrounding environment and unfavorable.
- Zinc: Strengthens immune systems. High Protein diet based on lean red meat has been shown to help weight loss.
- Best ways to prepare; 1) Grilling; 2) Broiling; 3) Pressure cooker; 4) Stir fry.
- Low fat high quality protein.
- Easy to cook.
- Mainly to cook.
- Mainly eaten out.
- Filled with omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins such as D and B2 (riboflavin).
- Fish is rich in calcium and phosphorus and a great source of minerals, such as iron, iodine, magnesium, and potassium.
- Fish is packed with protein, and nutrients that can lower blood pressure and help reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke.
- These essential nutrients keep our heart and brain healthy.
- One of nature's most versatile foods.
- Recommended eating up to 2 portions of fish a week could cut the risk of death disease by 1/3.
- Fish consumption lowers the risk of death from disease by 36% oils in some fish appear to reduce the blood from clotting by reducing the stickiness of the blood. Salmon or mackerel.
- Fish helps multiple things: 1) Prostate cancer; 2) Asthma; 3) Cancer; 4) Inflammation; 5) Depression; 6) Brain & eyes; 7) Cardiovascular disease; 8) Dementia; 9) Diabetes; 10) Prematurity.
- Best ways to prepare: 1) Broiled fish; 2) Steamed fish; 3) Poached fish; 4) Grilled fish; 5) Baked fish.
www.troutbum2.com | Sources: http://articles.cnn.com/2007-07-11/health/pl.fish-salmon-or-mackerel-fatty-acids?_s=PM:HEALTH; http://www.medindia.net/patients/patientinfo/fishfood.htm; http://www.buzzle.com/