Friday, May 28, 2010

Nutritions of Beef and Vegetables

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Beef is a rich of B vitamins, zinc, iron, phosphorus and selenium. Red meat like beef is a source of carnitine is a quaternary ammonium compound and is responsible for the transport of fatty acids in mitochondria from the cytoplasm. Carnitine is also sold as dietary supplements. A combination of beef and lawyers is a source of creatine acid, organic nitrogen in the energy supply to the nerves and helps muscle cells. Studies have found in the Global Fund for cancer research in 2007 that cancer can be caused by eating red meat. Reports indicate that one should avoid eating more than 500g of cooked red meat per week and very little meat products processed at high risk of cancer. But the lean meat is said that vitamin B12 and selenium, which contribute to the risk of colon cancer. Some say that eating red meat in moderation, a good habit, since large quantities of undesirable saturated fatty acids. However, meat is a rich source of conjugated linoleic acid, a heart healthy fats and saturated fatty acids. Beef also contains vitamin B6 and vitamin B12 to reduce levels of homocysteine, an amino acid in the human body. Vitamin B9, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12 leads to high levels of homocysteine and may cause thrombosis and cardiovascular disease. Research shows that high consumption of red meat increased as beef and pork, the risk of colon cancer twice. The survey also revealed that not raise other types of meat and fish, the risk and suggested that eating vegetables may reduce the risk is marginal. People who have red meat - like beef - in large quantities and do not eat vegetables were likely to develop colon cancer by eating a factor of 2.5. The consumption of vegetables showed a slightly reduced risk.

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Beef and Vegetables recipes

Serves 3 to 4 as part of a multicourse meal


1/2 lb. beef, thinly sliced
1 onion, chopped
2 1/2 cups assorted vegetables, chopped

4 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon oil
1 teaspoon honey
1 clove garlic, crushed
3 tablespoons sesame seeds


Combine marinade ingredients.
Marinate beef for 15 minutes.
Heat oil in wok. Stir-fry beef and onion.
Add vegetables. Fry until bright in color.
Add sesame seeds and left over marinade. Heat thoroughly. Serve with rice.

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