10 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Stop Eating Red Meat

Whether you’re looking to save animals or protect the environment or tweak your diet, here’s how you can expect your body to change when you boot red meat from the menu:


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You may lose a few pounds

Red meat is calorie-dense. Cut it out of your daily diet and you could see a lower number on the scale. “Most portions of meat are more than the actual protein requirement,” says Sally Warren, PhD, traditional naturopath at Metro Integrative Pharmacy. “A three-ounce serving of beef can be around 170 calories. But a portion of beans can be around 100 calories and tofu around 70 calories.”

It may not seem like a huge difference at first, but it can add up over time. A review article in the Journal of General Internal Medicine reported that people on a vegetarian diet lost more weight than those on a non-vegetarian diet. And vegans shed more weight than people who still ate eggs and dairy products.

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