Protein being one of our major food groups in our health plate is also a very controversial topic when determining what is good or not good for the human body. There are different sources of protein such as meats, fish, nuts, beans/lentils, cheese and poultry. Red meat is said to be high in saturated fat and is classified as a Group 1 carcinogen by the World Health Organization. A carcinogen is a substance that has the ability to cause cancer in living tissue, meaning that humans should limit the amount of red meat eaten a week. Although these meats such as lamb, beef and pork are 'probable' causes of cancer, they dont indicate the risk of getting cancer. There are benefits however to eating lean red meat such as vitamin B12, zinc and iron. Red meat is not only classified as being a probable cause of cancer, but it is also a leading cause of heart disease. In the states, cardiovascular disease is the number one leading cause of death. Many Americans should consider limiting the amount of red meat they eat and substitute it with a variety of other protein dense and vitamin dense foods such as tofu, fish and beans/lentils. A variety of vegetables also have a high content of protein and fiber such as broccoli, cauliflower, spinach and brussel sprouts.
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