Lean red meat plays an important part in a balanced diet. We’re here to support those who work in health and education by providing detailed information and learning resources on - red meat and nutrition, balanced diet, food provenance and safety, purchase, storage, preparation and cooking of red meat. Our resources can support the the teaching of food in the curriculum. Our recipe section includes fantastic recipes that can be produced as part of the school lesson timetable.
Click here to download our Consumer's Guide to Red Meat. Filled with information from selecting cuts of meat, storage and cooking, to nutritional facts and recipes, it's a great introduction to Welsh Beef, Welsh Lamb and pork from Wales.
Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef and Pork from Wales can play an important role as part of a balanced diet. Our series of free factsheets have been designed to provide Health Professionals with up-to-date and evidence-based information on the relationship between red meat, nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. There are 16 factsheets in the series covering topics such as: red meat and iron, red meat and weight management and red meat and women's diet.
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Red meat is one of the best food sources of iron.The iron present in red meat is haem iron which means it's easily absorbed by the body and it can help release iron from other foods. Young teenage girls require 14.8 mg per day of iron. Our Chilli Con Carne recipe provides 7mg of iron per serving, approximately half their daily requirement. It's also easy to prepare and delicious!