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

Reader's Digest Canada Logo By Jenn Sinrich, thehealthy.com of Reader's Digest Canada | Slide 1 of 10: 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 2015 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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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 2015 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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