I’ve been slowly reducing my meat intake. You can’t really ignore the glaring evidence with the increase in cancers due to excessive meat consumption. I enjoy meat dishes don’t get me wrong but I am trying to create more balance.
A few days a week I don’t eat animals at all and when I do, I eat more white meat or fish over red meat and pork. Have no more than a palm full per serving, we eat too much. Ensure the meat is organic, grass fed, happy with space to roam and feed from the land.
Assya Barrette writes many interesting reasons to eat less meat. If you feel you can’t become vegetarian or vegan then at least try and be meat free 2 – 5 days per week. This would make a dramatic difference to your health, weight, the environment and animal welfare.
‘Eating more veggies, fruits, beans, lentils, whole grains, nuts, and seeds instead of meat can have huge implications for your health, and the planet’s health as well.
Need some motivation? Here are 11 good reasons to consider. TO READ MORE CLICK ME’
A great way to see how healthy you are is to familiarise yourself with the Bristol Stool Chart. For example, people with high meat consumption tend to have greasy stools. Having to wipe your bottom several times after a bowel movement is a sign of too much fat in the diet!