Meat - the experts
In this section, experts, including members of the Meat Advisory Panel (MAP), comment on what the clinical evidence says about red meat and its role in a healthy, balanced diet. To 'meat the experts', please see the menu to the left.
The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) recently published their report on Iron and Health which confirmed that most people can continue to enjoy red meat as they currently do. The daily red meat intake recommended by SACN is already the average consumption in the UK.
A new review into red meat and its links to health, published in the British Nutrition Foundation's Nutrition Bulletin, reveals that the relationship between red meat and health is a positive one. Dr Carrie Ruxton discusses the other myths surrounding red meat in the video below. Access the research online here