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Is Meat Actually Good for You?

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Is meat really good for you? Steak, bacon, fried chicken... Some meat products are just too mouth-watering delicious for their own good, but are they healthy? We're going to figure this out together. Do you know that the meat industry often gives livestock hormones to make them grow faster? All these additional chemicals contribute to a variety of health problems, including cancer and early puberty in girls. At the same time, meat has its fair share of health benefits too. It contains complex protein and tons of amino acids, some of which our body can't produce on its own whatsoever. Meat is also a great source of B vitamins. TIMESTAMPS: How hormones in meat affect humans 2:08 Meat and infertility 2:52 Meat and Type 2 diabetes 3:36 Why meat is good for our health 4:00 Meat and losing weight 5:34 How to cook meat correctly 6:28 How much meat you should eat 7:26 How to remove meat from your diet 7:53 #meatbenefits #eatingmeat #vegetarianism Music by Epidemic Sound https://www.epidemicsound.com/ SUMMARY: - Researchers from the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health found that meat negatively affects fertility in both men and women. - More research by the Harvard School of Public Health found a connection between red meat and Type 2 diabetes. According to the experts behind the study, 3.5 extra servings of red meat per week increase your chance of developing diabetes by 50%. - Experts link amino acids found in meat with improved functioning of the immune system. The thing is, your body needs amino acids to successfully create anti-bodies that protect your system from the harmful stuff that makes you sick, like viruses and bacteria. - Numerous studies, including ones conducted by the University of Washington and the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, confirmed that high-protein diets with meat contribute to reducing your appetite and increasing your metabolism. - Don't forget that when you cook meat at a high temperature, it can form all types of unsafe compounds like heterocyclic amines and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. - No matter how much you love meat, you still shouldn’t go overboard with it. The World Cancer Research Fund suggests eating less than 500 grams of meat a week, while the Global Burden of Disease project is sure that it's healthier to draw the line at 100 grams. - If you were a big meat lover before, don't give it up cold turkey. Instead, take small steps towards your goal to make the transition easier for your system. Start by adding more vegetables to your meals and slowly reducing the amount of meat you eat with them. - To prevent any vitamin or nutrition deficiencies, fill your new menu with healthy foods. It can be fruits, berries, vegetables, eggs, nuts, seeds, grains, dark chocolate, or anything else you like. Creating a healthy menu for yourself is only hard at the beginning. Subscribe to Bright Side : https://goo.gl/rQTJZz ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Our Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brightside/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brightgram/ 5-Minute Crafts Youtube: https://www.goo.gl/8JVmuC ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For more videos and articles visit: http://www.brightside.me/
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pickel rick (12 days ago)
If meat is not good for you than that means we should not be alive
Uae Kfn (18 days ago)
Hay i love his voice
Kuraki Otomo (18 days ago)
Nah, the video creator is just too biased, because he's a vegan.
Nicholas Littlejohn (18 days ago)
Meat is super unhealthy. Check out nutritionfacts.org, he was invited to present at Google to help their workers.
CARNIVORE (16 days ago)
Nicholas Littlejohn you are a fool
Ashwin Babu (19 days ago)
@BRIGHT SIDE, I have a question about the studies that you cited in this video. Harvard said that a person should not eat more than 1.5 servings of *processed* meats per week, or it may reduce infertility. If you look at it that way then, couldn't you argue that processed foods like *cereal* and *fruit roll-ups* are bad for you. I feel like not using *USDA organic meats* at least, does not really aide you so I feel like that doesn't really get to the core of the question. Similarly, I don't think the World Cancer Research Fund considered meat quality standards in countries that have a high obesity rate like the States. I hope that someone will conduct a study using at least USDA organic meat and showing it's different effects on different people. Also, no matter what foods you eat, you have to eat them in moderation irrespective what diet you are doing, right? #PROCESSEDMEATISFAKEMEAT #ORGANICMEATISREALMEAT
Amanijo Diy (20 days ago)
Im vegetarian!!
CARNIVORE (16 days ago)
Amanijo Diy PATHETIC
Karnage (23 days ago)
I'll never stop eating meat! Ever
Infidel Gastro (29 days ago)
Yeah. I used to eat meat like a carnivorous animal but now I'm vegan and very much healthier and happier. I do eat tuna fish once a week, but not too much though.
CARNIVORE (16 days ago)
Infidel Gastro you fool, you claim to be vegan, but you feast on the flesh of fish, JOIN THE MEAT SIDE, VEGAN IMBECILE.
Ethan Redman (29 days ago)
fish
Magda W (29 days ago)
Any vegetarians here? 🙋🥒🥕🥑
Corey Flemming (1 month ago)
Living with out meat is a nightamare
Gowtham Jtss (1 month ago)
I'm already converted into vegetarian.
Jasvinder Singh (1 month ago)
Meat has Vietnam’s I think protein sooo if you eat meat for the rest of your life who won’t be Healy...but you will live
Cesar Reveles (1 month ago)
Sometimes I just mmmm......
Leesa Bloom (1 month ago)
"Consult(ing) your doctor", about nutrition is a waste of time since the average physician is given a mere four (4) hours of nutritional education in medical school. It's probably better to seek the help of a nutritionist or do the research yourself. I gave up animal products over two years ago and my health has improved immensely.
Victory Wang (1 month ago)
Hello I have never had a like can I please have one
George Kitt (1 month ago)
A have a letter from The V.A. DOCTOR TELLING ME TO EAT MORE RED MEAT! HERE I COME CATTLMANS!! RESTRAUNT!
Bts 4 Life (1 month ago)
I'm a vegetarian 😁
B-Boy Shekoo (1 month ago)
I don't like eat chicken 🍗
Ama the Purple Boi (1 month ago)
I love meat and vegetables
Farrah Zakaria (1 month ago)
I rarely get fruit or meat other than the odd fish and *sometimes* for brain break at school
BRIGHT SIDE (1 month ago)
TIMESTAMPS: How hormones in meat affect humans 2:08 Meat and infertility 2:52 Meat and Type 2 diabetes 3:36 Why meat is good for our health 4:00 Meat and losing weight 5:34 How to cook meat correctly 6:28 How much meat you should eat 7:26 How to remove meat from your diet 7:53
Bryson Curry (1 month ago)
Do elephants in the room
sally abed al-aal (1 month ago)
Look at the vegan that made this video
GRACE WILLIAMS (1 month ago)
Stop if you want to live and have a good life
GRACE WILLIAMS (1 month ago)
No it’s not eww meat is so bad it mite taste good but it not good for your body you should stop eating it
Short answer: It's good. Protein. Nothing more to say.
dbdbb bbsbs (1 month ago)
yes.
John Thomson (1 month ago)
Humans are omnivores, we can eat and survive on almost anything. Moderation is the key to a good life.
Łukasz Pijanowski (1 month ago)
Spisek wegański i tyle. Jem mięso bo lubię i nikt mi nie zabroni. Pozdrawiam
Aaron Tye (1 month ago)
That makes zero sense, the amount of methane is 3 to 1 against carbon emissions produced by Slaughter factories... if we stop eating meat there's no more Slaughter factories to produce that amount of admissions
Ignat Titus Doru (1 month ago)
Vegan propaganda .
Priya Karthik (1 month ago)
I am veggie!
Stephen Gatley (1 month ago)
I just had a grass fed rib eye with Caesar salad & roasted macadamia nuts I’m on keto I eat once a day with a 20 hour fast!. I think clearly & don’t run out of energy stop eating so much sugar it is absolute rubbish for your health & it’s in everything!...
Brennen Cox (1 month ago)
Yes I didnt, and wont watch this video.
Bonia DIY (1 month ago)
Nice video 👌👌👌 For those who are interested, i have a *DIY channel* , hurry up, i'm waiting for you 😘
BE SURE TO BEAT YOUR MEAT TOO
BoredCandy Msp (1 month ago)
Project Zorgo is Watching...
I am for meat eating. Mix your meats with plants.
Jeremy Austin (1 month ago)
Water is wet and the sky is sometimes blue but in all seriousness meat is good for you in moderation the guy in this video is a dork haha
Diane The Wolfpanther (1 month ago)
Industrialized farming — meat, veggies and other — only accounts for 9% of the greenhouse gases in our atmosphere. And right now, we ship chickens to China to be processed, and then they sell them back to us. Wouldn’t it be simpler to just support family farms locally, so the meat doesn’t travel more than 100 miles from where it was produced and butchered?
J P (1 month ago)
This video makes me hungry
Steve from Downunder (1 month ago)
Why not eat the tasty black area of the meat off a bbq ???
Donald Derwin (1 month ago)
Lol elephant sound😅
Jennifer Cushman (1 month ago)
At one time I used to be a big meat eater. But about more than 10 years ago. I decided to give up eating all pork related products. I haven't touch any pork products since. And I don't miss eating it not even for a single second. Now when I smell pork products being cooked in my house. Since my mother and her husband still loves to cook and eat it. Most especially really gross and disgusting pork bacon. I just tend to feel really sick and want to throw up. And most red meats I can definitely do with out them. Unless my mother is making either hamburgers, chili, meatballs, tacos, meatloaf, or beef stew. That is the only time I will ever eat red meat. On most days the only meats I will rather eat is either chicken, turkey, shrimp, and fish.
viffer94 (1 month ago)
Most scientists believe that consuming meat was what allowed our ancestors to develop larger brains, become smarter and eventually evolve into modern human beings. Meat is also essential for maximizing physical potential. I was riding my bike last week and feeling unusually tired and lethargic which was baffling until I realized I hadn’t been consuming any meat the past couple of days. A nice juicy hamburger fixed me right up.
Potato Bear (1 month ago)
Da real question is: is the video good for u Answer: no Why: I dunno u tell me
Harald Hardrada (1 month ago)
Next up, is breathing good for you?
The Fucking Lord (1 month ago)
This video has vegetarian objectives??
NDK0 (1 month ago)
Yes! Very!
insert namehere (1 month ago)
Rmb you are what you eat :D
Iron man (1 month ago)
Meat (chicken, eggs, fish, beef...as opposed to hot dogs and bologna) in appropriate quantities is healthy.
Paul Banta (1 month ago)
Sorry, Lex, I'm a meatasaur, not a veggiesaur... ;)
Prodigy MathPro (1 month ago)
I don't like Meat. So,I don't care.
GenTheBoss xX (1 month ago)
Meat is the healthiest thing you can eat 🍖
Habi Kh (1 month ago)
Honestly whenever I eat eggs,diary or meat I feel sick depressed and dizzy I don’t know why?😵
Tiger Girl (1 month ago)
I have been vegetarian since i was 11 and i am so freaking happy.Soon i am turning vegan
Danogil (1 month ago)
Tofu has phytoestrogens, Beef is best when it moos back at you
Unknownk1ller 93 (1 month ago)
Is life good for you?
Jay (1 month ago)
Dude you look like rampage
But sometimes
I don't eat meat lot but I only for only one day
King Wolf (1 month ago)
Killing animals for meat is not animal cruelty. Change my mind. Global warming doesn't exist. Change my mind.
david hamilton (1 month ago)
Look vegans Be what u want just know that humans are omnivores and it is not your right to inflict your opinions on others
King Wolf (1 month ago)
Is too much vegetables too good for you?
david hamilton (1 month ago)
I ate a burger while watching this outta spite
Kevin Matthew (1 month ago)
100 acres of land with cattle is more economically stable and cost effective than 100 acres of vegetables.
Bryce Witteveen (1 month ago)
All of them
Nice Meat food Remix or idk
MR. Bunnyrabbit (1 month ago)
To all the meat eaters in the comments. We are not omnivores. if you were really an omnivore then you wouldn’t be disgusted at rotten corpses, while a carnivore on the other side would find it a buffet. I know what you’re going to say but we barely eat animals while still alive. Secondly we lack the protein sensation in our taste buds which all Omnivores would find it essential to have. Thirdly we have a ph of 5 while carnivores/omnivores have a ph of 1.5 to 3.5. Finally our canines are not suited for meat, they are too small and thin to tear through meat and are for plant matter only. For a bonus point I would just like to add that if you have ever seen a nature documentary you will find the idea of a deer being teared apart uncomfortable so if we were made to eat meat it would not be natures good idea to give us this insinct. Also no matter what brand or what quality, all animals are fed antibiotics. Even grass-fed products, you should focus on the bad side of meat that @bright side. said. Also for where they said they have amino acids that we do not make meaning we need them. Anyone who would believe that clearly does not understand science, plant proteins mix with other plant proteins as well as the ones we make to make the perfect amino acids for us. Plus for the vitamins part, vitamins from meat are rather sluggish, plant vitamins are better at being absorbed by the body. I think that debunks most of the arguments.
Shadow Demon (1 month ago)
I'm for eating meat I love mear
Walter B. (1 month ago)
When I grow up I’m going to Bovine University!
Moonfall Star (1 month ago)
I have depression and I'm vegetarian , it helps that I'm not eating meat
Moonfall Star (1 month ago)
I went cold turkey..............
R ay (1 month ago)
Meat is bad, so I beat it everyday 😂
Eucis93 (1 month ago)
I try my best to not eat any meat. Currently I only eat sandwich/deli meats, but I only buy it on the same day it expires and freeze it. In Finland they mark down food to -30% if it expires tomorrow or -50% if it expires today. I only ever buy other types of meats if I’m cooking for other people. The only thing worse than eating animals is killing them just to throw them in the garbage.
Leonardo Liu (1 month ago)
I LOOOOVEEEEE MY JUICY MEEEAAAATTTTTTTTTTTT
Emily Andrews (1 month ago)
I even hear there are meats where they were not given any hormones.
Emily Andrews (1 month ago)
I'll admit one thing: I LOVE MEAT! Bacon, chicken, beef, porkchops, chicken legs, everything...but I don't want to see any animal get killed! D'X
Emily Andrews (1 month ago)
Love the guy with the megaphone in the beginning. :D
im :D (1 month ago)
Any other #vegans ?
FENRIR-ART (1 month ago)
Don't overeat meat. Eat a good amount to help body weekly. Best to have more vegetation, nuts, beans, and cheese while enjoying some good meat like chicken meat, which helps.
Taylor Peavy (1 month ago)
I don't eat meat
Sunnviðr Hickey (1 month ago)
I wouldn't say I'm for or against. What you eat is what you eat and I wouldn't impose my choices on anybody. I'll have a discussion easy peasy and talk about these things. Though I do not eat meat. To be honest... I never really liked bacon at all, sure I had it and I had grabby hands though Bacon was too salty and gross for me as it lacked flavor. When turning to vegetarian Bacon was one of the first things I cut. Chicken, Fish, Pig followed closely as well. My last meaty thing I enjoyed were meat balls... and then I realized I needed to cut because I felt it was just better for me.
sherri moquin (1 month ago)
Ik that having to much red meat cause Colin cancer
Greggory1987 (1 month ago)
Vegan for 15 years here!
Mario (1 month ago)
80 - 85% of the food I eat is meat. No potatoes, no rice, no pasta... Meat and veggies, that's it.
Naresh Fauzdar (1 month ago)
Karma's gonna tell you... Just wait
Angela Sowards (1 month ago)
Eating Keto
chris wingjjygg (1 month ago)
I’m still going to eat meat
Jesse Cato (1 month ago)
nice to meat you
Alpha Q (1 month ago)
Well without meat, what will I beat??
Noah Hollander (1 month ago)
I am 10 years old I have never had meat I never will. I feel disgusted by meat
Stefan Molejo (1 month ago)
#VEGAN
say 1 city (1 month ago)
ouch lol 😀
Keysha Jones (1 month ago)
I not against earing meat, and I can sometime I go without. Or I might eat meat for lunch and dinner but I don't eat none for breakfast
Gianna Oliva (1 month ago)
It is to my taste buds! 😋
I am Halo Dude (1 month ago)
Your the worst
Ben Parko (1 month ago)
Ahaha I’m watching this well having a bacon sandwich 😂
Reece Melachrino (1 month ago)
Im fine with people who want to be vegetarian but what i dont like is people who force others to be like it, this also includes persuading.
Reece Melachrino (1 month ago)
T **** huh
T **** (1 month ago)
Its facts bro
Jay (1 month ago)
Vote for Vegan. Let's make this world a better place for our children.
James Trainson (1 month ago)
I eat 7-8 pounds of meat a week
James Trainson (1 month ago)
I don’t have a diet
James Trainson (1 month ago)
I mean I never go on a diet

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