Meet the Meats

Let’s all go to the lobby, and get ourselves some meat!

I love me some meat. I know, I know, ethical quandaries and whatnot, but come on, meat is really good, and in the proper form and serving, it’s good for you! Some folks say that eating nothing but meat will make you sick, and yeah, if you eat literally nothing but meat for every single meal for the rest of your life, you’re probably going to have some health complications. But a sensible portion of your favorite meat once a day gives you lots of important vitamins and minerals.

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Beef is, of course, the most popular meat in the United States, and rightfully so, ’cause it’s awesome. I love lean cuts of beef with a lot of love in their preparation. You should try my grandma’s brisket, it’ll knock your socks off. In addition to that taste, though, beef is also a good source of things like vitamin B12, vitamin B6, iron, and other vitamins and minerals that are good for your bloodstream. A lean cut of beef will help you exercise, as well as prevent anemia.

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If beef’s not your game, there’s always chicken, the white meat. People always talk about “the other white meat,” but never the primary one. Chicken has a lower fat content than beef, making it leaner by nature, so it’s good if you’re on a diet. Chicken is also chock full of calcium, which’ll help you build stronger bones and teeth. And do you know why your mom always gave you chicken soup when you were cold? It’s because the protein in chicken is full of amino acids, which powers up your immune system.

Yessir, there’s nothing like a prime cut of meat to serve as the cornerstone of a delicious, nutritious meal. And if you don’t like meat, that’s okay too! Food is meant to be enjoyed, and everyone enjoys food in their own way.