For several decades, steak has been consistently, falsely accused and unfairly saddled with a decidedly undeserved “bad rap” and villain’s infamy when it comes to certain specific health issues like fat and cholesterol.
This of course, is partially an intentional hatchet job done by marketing and promotional agencies who are try to help other proteins such as chicken and fish steal away portions of the “meat market” that beef has dominated for as far back as any of us can remember.
Secondly, it’s simply ludicrous to lump all “red meat” or for that matter, all beef into a single category. Anyone that knows anything about steak knows that there are extremely different grades, cuts and levels of quality.
Top Chefs, Connoisseurs, Gourmets and Aficionados know well enough to only eat Top 1 to 3%, Prime Cut Steak, such as Kobe Style, “Prime Grade,” Angus Beef. To compare the nutritional quality of some cheap cut, store bought flank steak to such an elite cut of meat is like comparing a Mercedes to a Yugo. There just simply isn’t any comparison.
So what do the Doctors and Nutritionists say about the health factors involved in eating Prime Cut Angus Steaks/ I think the facts might truly surprise a lot of people.
First of all, one of the biggest surprises is that eating Prime Cut Angus Beef actually leads to having a much leaner and firmer, healthier body. This is because such gourmet quality steak is a powerful source of a quality of protein that is rich in a hormone called “Peptide YY” which actually helps the body feel full and satisfied, which naturally stops you from wanting to over eat and increase your calorie absorption, as well as help to ensure that you maintain important “muscle mass” while reducing body fat during any diet or weight loss program.
That’s right; maintain muscle mass while dumping the body… not exactly story you have been hearing from the so called experts, is it?
Here’s another huge surprise. Much of the fat found in prime cut gourmet steak is called “Monounsaturated” fat, which is exactly the same kind of “good,” heart healthy fat found in natural olive oil. Also did you know that Prime Cut, Angus Beef actually has “LESS” of the so called “bad” fats or ‘Saturates Fat” than either fish or chicken? Interesting isn’t it?
Did you know that your gourmet steak is an excellent source of important, life sustaining vitamins and minerals? Gourmet steak has more than 10 times the amount of vital “zinc” than the same amount of tuna and 8 times more energy packed “vitamin B12” than the same amount of skinless chicken breasts and as much iron as three cups of raw spinach.
Why is zinc important to our health? Because zinc helps with cell growth and improves immunity, as well as helps heal wounds, fight off infection and naturally suppresses our hunger pangs when we are dieting. Meanwhile, vitamin B12in steak promotes the body’s production of red blood cells, helps keep the brain and nervous system functioning at their peak, and can help to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s and heart disease.
And of course, besides all of the additional life enhancing vitamins, minerals and various organic “phytonutrients” like “Co Q 10”that are automatically added in to the mix by the healthy, natural meals that the beef consume daily, as building blocks to a strong, healthy cut of meat, there is the one thing that even the “haters” have openly admitted, which is the awesome source of iron that is needed to help the body produce red blood cells and carry the life sustaining oxygen from the lungs to the blood cells and all throughout the body and deep into the tissues of vital organs and flesh.