Spring is a time of awakening from hibernation. The period when our body should be full of energy. But most of us are actually feeling tired. We work hard, little sleep and very often do not care about a balanced diet. The main cause of fatigue and apathy in many cases just anemia, which occurs due to iron deficiency. It is important to point out that a lack of vitamin B1, B2, niacin, pantothenic acid, and choline leads to a lack of iron, and all the above nutrients containing red meat.
The advantage of red meat of plant food which is also a source of iron is that iron from red meat easily absorbed in the body because it is in the form of heme or biologically much more accessible from the meat rather than vegetables. Therefore, the red meat is an indispensable part of a balanced diet because with all these rich and high-quality proteins that are essential for health and vitality. Also, red meat is a good source of creatine, an important nutrient that helps in muscle energy supply, which is of particular importance for the exhausted organism.
For good energy and rested body are responsible to a large extent the minerals zinc and selenium, which is also rich in red meat. Most people consume an average of 70 grams of red meat a day, and the amount that is confirmed by the National Health Service. The conclusion of the study, which was published in the British Journal of Nutrition shows that people do not enter or limit the intake of animal products such as meat, milk and eggs may be at risk from a lack of vitamin B12, for whose lack of our body gets tired.
Obesity is now a growing problem, and the cause of it is in most cases an unhealthy lifestyle, excessive intake high caloric food, and physical inactivity. Therefore, proper diet with exercise great combination because physical activity contributes to the optimal regulation of food and oxygen, which has a positive effect on the body. Warmer days are more than ideal that with the consumption of red meat two to three times a week get rid of fatigue and exhaustion.
The following is an interesting idea for a spring menu with red meat, with a recipe that is taken from the Mediterranean cuisine.
Marinated pork steak, Italian style
Ingredients for 4 people:
4 pork chops
4 package sage leaves
2 teaspoons capers
Salt, turmeric, ginger, cayenne pepper to taste
4 tablespoons dry white wine
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons mustard
1 teaspoon brown sugar
Remove visible fat from steaks and place them in a shallow dish. Each steak, season with a little salt, turmeric, ginger and cayenne pepper and time on each sage leaf. Finely chopped gherkins and capers sprinkle the slices. Combine the marinade, pour over the steaks and place in a cool 2 hours. Squeeze steaks and fry them in a pan or on the grill with occasional turning. As soon as he finished, serve immediately with bread with garlic, various types of salads (radicchio, watercress, arugula) and cherry tomatoes.