Skip to comments.8 Ridiculous Myths About Eating Meat
Posted on 02/27/2014 10:40:39 AM PST by SeekAndFind
There is a lot of nonsense in nutrition. One of the worst examples is the constant propaganda against meat consumption.
Here are 8 ridiculous myths about meat consumption and health.
1. Meat Rots in Your Colon
Some people claim that meat doesnt get digested properly and rots in your colon.
This is absolute nonsense, probably invented by dishonest vegans in order to scare people away from eating meat.
What happens when we eat meat, is that it gets broken down by stomach acid and digestive enzymes. In the small intestine, the proteins are broken down into amino acids and the fats are broken down into fatty acids.
After that, they get absorbed over the digestive wall and into the bloodstream. Theres nothing left to rot in your colon.If you want to know what really rots in your colon, its indigestible plant matter (fiber) from vegetables, fruits, grains and legumes.
The human digestive system doesnt have the enzymes necessary to break downfiber, which is why it travels all the way to the colon. There, it gets fermented (rots) by the friendly bacteria in the intestine, which turn it into nutrients and beneficial compounds like the short-chain fatty acid butyrate (1).
This is what keeps the friendly bacteria alive and many studies are showing that feeding these bacteria properly is incredibly important for optimal health (2, 3). So, meat doesnt rot in the colon. Plants do and this is actually a good thing.
Bottom Line: The nutrients in meat are broken down and absorbed way before they reach the colon. However, fiber from plants does ferment (rot) in the colon, which is actually a good thing as it feeds the friendly bacteria.
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One more big myth I would like to explode: Organic foods are healthier than non organic foods. Wrong! Just more expensive.
Never met a healthy looking vegan. They all look sickly.
That reminds me...
Any FReeper out there have any good recipes for buffalo steak?
Yes, I’ve noticed that too.
There are more organic foods sold in the US than are produced. :-)
Sums it up nicely:
From the Ron Swanson grilling website:
“If you are hungry for more food after you finish eating your meat, then grill more meat. Do not resort to vegetables.”
Slice into steaks about half inch thick.
Rub with raw garlic, salt and pepper.
Slap on a screaming hot seasoned black iron grill.
Wait one minute.
Wait another minute.
There is a REASON the nickname for the place is “Whole Paycheck”!
I met an organic farmer a year ago. He said that what the government considers and labels “organic” is a joke. He said they don’t know what the term means and all sorts of crap passes as “organic”.
Maybe so, but they have some of the best New York steaks anywhere. Fantastic for grilling.
If by cheating you mean, eating human placenta, then, yes he is cheating.
Is Barry in there decreeing lower arugula prices?
A thetan vegan?
That’s the internal ugliness of liberalism seeping out.
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