Red meat is rich in iron, which is easily absorbed by the body. Red meat also supplies vitamin B12, which helps make DNA and keeps nerve and red blood cells healthy. It is also rich in zinc, which keeps the immune system working properly. Red meat provides protein, which helps build bones and muscles. The knock on red meat is that it is high in cholesterol. To reduce cholesterol avoid liver, fast foods, shrimp, bacon, sausages, cheese and pastries. The current daily value for cholesterol is 300mg. Cholesterol is made naturally by your own liver. This is why dietary cholesterol should be held to a minimum of intake.
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