Why does steak hurt my stomach but not ground beef?

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asked Sep 6 in Other-Food Drink by Carebear (860 points)
Why does steak hurt my stomach but not ground beef?

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answered Sep 23 by Kgarfield (6,410 points)
Steak can hurt your stomach but not ground beef because steak is held together with fibers which make it harder to digest..

Beef does not contain those fibers which makes beef easier to digest than steak.

Some people have a hard time digesting steak while they are okay digesting ground beef and other meats.

You can develop a meat intolerance and be intolerant to certain meats or all meats.

Some people have trouble digesting some meats and may have an intolerance or meat allergy which causes stomach pain, stomach cramping, diarrhea, bloating and sometimes vomiting.

To help you digest red meat you can take some probiotics or eat foods that contain probiotics such as Yogurt, Kefir etc.

Eating some vegetables along with the red meat can help you digest the red meat easier as well.

Red meat is the hardest meat to digest as well as processed meats and fast food meats.

You cannot lose the ability to digest meat although you may develop an intolerance to some types of meat or have some trouble digesting meat.

But your body will always be able to digest meat.

If red meat is making you have diarrhea then your body is having trouble digesting it and you may be intolerant to the red meat.

Diarrhea can occur from an intolerance to red meat.

You can have an intolerance to red meat.

Some people are intolerant to red meat and have trouble digesting the red meat and may have stomach pain, stomach cramping, diarrhea and gastrointestinal issues.

Meat stays in your system for around 4 to 6 hours and then the meat is fully digested and leaves your system through your feces after your body uses the nutrients from the meat.

Meat such as beef stays in your stomach for around 2 to 3 hours and then it's partially digested and then leaves your stomach.

The beef is usually fully digested within 4 to 6 hours of eating the beef.

The human digestive system is well designed to be able to digest meat to be able to use the nutrients which include iron, zinc as well as B vitamins.

Red meat is harder to digest for some people than white meats.

Some people also have a tolerance to red meat which can cause diarrhea and stomach pain.

The easiest meat to digest is turkey, fish and chicken which are lean protein meats.

Tender cuts of pork, ground meats and beef are also easiest meats to digest.

Beef Liver is the healthiest meat to eat.

The healthiest meat is liver such as beef liver.

Beef liver is the healthiest of the meats that you can eat although other liver meat is healthy as well.

The other healthiest meats are.

Sirloin Steak.
Rotisserie Chicken & Turkey.
Chicken Thigh.
Pork Chop.
Canned Fish.

Humans don't need meat to survive although eating meat does help keep you healthy when you eat the meat in moderation.

However too much meat can be unhealthy but you can survive off of fruits and vegetables and not need meat to eat..

Humans can easily survive without eating meat and can survive off other foods such as vegetables, cheeses, fruits etc.

Meat is nutritious but you don't have to have it but meat does fill you up better than just vegetables, fruits etc.

Meat and poultry are great sources of protein.

They also provide lots of other nutrients your body needs, like iodine, iron, zinc, vitamins (especially B12) and essential fatty acids.

So it's a good idea to eat meat and poultry every week as part of your balanced diet.

Although many humans choose to eat both plants and meat, earning us the dubious title of “omnivore,” we're anatomically herbivorous.

The good news is that if you want to eat like our ancestors, you still can: Nuts, vegetables, fruit, and legumes are the basis of a healthy vegan lifestyle.

When separated from the rest, vegans had a 15% lower risk of dying prematurely from all causes, indicating that a vegan diet may indeed help people live longer than those who adhere to vegetarian or omnivorous eating patterns.

And people who don't eat meat vegetarians generally eat fewer calories and less fat, weigh less, and have a lower risk of heart disease than non vegetarians do.

Even reducing meat intake has a protective effect.

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