Eating Raw Meat Benefits

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While you are busy eating and relishing the taste of ‘Yukhoe’ or ‘cannibal sandwiches,’ you might be wondering whether it causes benefits or risks to your health. Well, you will get your answer in this context. In this article, we will be discussing eating raw meat benefits. If you are a ‘raw foodies,’ then you might be habituated to including uncooked or unprocessed meat in your diet. This may consist of animal meat like beef, pork, etc. This kind of diet is also called as ‘Raw Paleolithic Diet.’ 

Various risks and health-related diseases are caused due to intake of raw meat in your diet. Many experts claim this, and also it is scientifically proven. But still, if you are eager to know the benefits of eating raw meat, then this article is for you. 

Eating Raw Meat Benefits:

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Make sure before you have any raw meat dishes, they should be well cured and air-dried like traditional salami or prosciutto. According to USDA, the high acidity and low water content of these avoid various microorganisms’ growth. Hence, this makes it safe to eat. Eating raw meat benefits are included as follows:

1.Raw Meat contains crucial enzymes

Raw meat is rich in enzymes required for our body. In addition to preserving enzymes secreted inside our body, it also provides various enzymes as are necessary for our body provoking healthy digestion.

2.Cures Deficiency of Vitamin B6 or Pyridoxine

Raw meat is the best source of vitamin B6 or pyridoxine. If you are deficient in vitamin B6 or pyridoxine, you should consider raw meat in your diet. Vitamin B6 deficiency leads to widespread symptoms of vitamin B deficiency. Vitamin B deficiency leads to diseases like cancer, sickle cell anemia, asthma, kidney failure, heart diseases, diabetes, nervous disorders, etc. Intake of raw meat in your diet will help to prevent these diseases.

 Helps In The Balance Of Hormones And Improves Reproductive Health

It has been observed that consuming raw meat improves hormones, thyroid diseases, and diseases related to the prostate gland in some patients. According to a fascinating study by Francis Pottenger, 900 cats with multiple generations were studied for ten years. One group was fed with raw meat and the other with cooked meat. The group which was fed with raw meat was healthy, maintaining good bone structure, normal behavior, and ability to reproduce normally. Whereas on the other hand, the group fed with cooked meat was observed in poor condition, unhealthy with infertility, and inability to provide nutrition to their offspring. But, human are not cats and differs in dietary needs. But it is equally important to ponder on this fact and act accordingly.

How To Include Raw Meat Safely In Your Diet?

Nourishing tradition recommends that before consuming raw meat, it should be well frozen for 14 days. This kills the parasites and allows you to consume safely. It is imperative to keep the meat refrigerated until serving.


We hope you are now aware of eating raw meat benefits. Make sure to consume raw meat safely. This will make you healthy.

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