If you eat pasture fed organic meat, it’s probably pretty good for your body, but not so good for your wallet.
If you go for cheap factory farmed meat and processed meat, your bank manager will be happy, but your body will suffer.
Over half of the world’s pigs and over two thirds of poultry are factory farmed. This isn’t just miserable for the animals – all that poor quality meat is taking its toll on us.
Here’s a little list of life-shortening health conditions that are linked to high meat diets:
- Heart disease
In fact, if people in the UK ate meat no more than three times a week, we could prevent 45,000 early deaths every year. The World Cancer Research Fund recommends limiting red meat and avoiding processed meat altogether.
As a part-time carnivore, you can cut out the rubbish meat, save money and have decent meat as a treat.