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Is red meat bad for the heart?

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June 26, 2019 / By Aherin
Question: a cardiologist told my husband yest that red meat is bad for the heart...do u agree?
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Sunshine Sunshine | 1 day ago
Like everything else it's bad if you over do it. Heck remember they use to say Eggs are bad now they say the incredible edible egg. The same has happened to pork as well. Granted a lot of farmers inject hormones and stuff into their cattle now a days and no one knows what the long term effects from that may be till 10 or more years down the road. I found an article from 1999 stating that lean red meats are good for you. "Chicken and fish traditionally have been considered healthier than red meat because many cuts of red meat can have too much saturated fat," says Peter O. Kwiterovich, M.D., director of The Johns Hopkins University Lipid Clinic. "Now, lean cuts of red meat are readily available to consumers. If you follow a heart-healthy diet, it doesn't make a difference whether you eat red meat or white meat, as long as you choose lean cuts."
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Sunshine Originally Answered: Is red meat bad for the heart?
Like everything else it's bad if you over do it. Heck remember they use to say Eggs are bad now they say the incredible edible egg. The same has happened to pork as well. Granted a lot of farmers inject hormones and stuff into their cattle now a days and no one knows what the long term effects from that may be till 10 or more years down the road. I found an article from 1999 stating that lean red meats are good for you. "Chicken and fish traditionally have been considered healthier than red meat because many cuts of red meat can have too much saturated fat," says Peter O. Kwiterovich, M.D., director of The Johns Hopkins University Lipid Clinic. "Now, lean cuts of red meat are readily available to consumers. If you follow a heart-healthy diet, it doesn't make a difference whether you eat red meat or white meat, as long as you choose lean cuts."

Raelyn Raelyn
In my opinion it is not. Well then it depends on the quantities. Red Meat provide a lot of nutrients such as folic acid. Red meat provide a good source of protein that you need. Some red meat are lean and some not. Even in Beef, it depends which part of the beef you are eating! Near the bones it is pretty fat. Otherwise it is less fatty. My advise would be to eat red meat in moderation and grill it instead of cooking it with butter or other saturated fat.
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Mellony Mellony
YES! Red Meat is very bad for the heart and should be avoided or eliminated all together if the person has a predisposition to heart disease. It's the equivalent of giving a diabetic candy!
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Leesa Leesa
yes, the animal fats in red meat have a negative impact on the heart, but I don't think a small amount of a lean cut once in a while would be too bad.
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Jonelle Jonelle
Yes, Very lean cuts are not as bad but it's all bad. Why would you question a person that studied this for twelve years? Well, the answer is, what relm of medicine did he study? But again, all, and I mean all disciplines, western, eastern, holistic, etc. say the same. Are you just looking for justification? Or validtion? No one in his right mind will tell you otherwise.
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Jonelle Originally Answered: How to fix my heart before an attack? HELP! 10 pts?
Significant coronary artery disease is uncommon at your age and your symptoms are likely related to something else. Asthma is known to cause chest pain and I suspect it is the cause of your pain at night, especially since it improves with the use of your inhalers. I would suggest you discuss this with your doctor and ensure that your asthma is being well controlled with your current regimen. Anxiety also can lead to chest pain and I think this is certainly a possible cause based on what you mentioned. The fear of having a heart attack is common. If this fear interferes with your daily life, then you need to discuss this with your doctor and consider Psychotherapy to help deal with the anxiety. You are still pretty young and you could significantly reduce your risk of heart disease by eating a healthy diet and exercising. If you smoke, then you should quit. Good luck with your medical studies.

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