What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Too Much Meat

Although meat is an important part of the diet, eating too much can be unhealthy. This does not mean that you should completely cut up those delicious steaks from your lunch, but it is good to be informed about what an excessive intake of meat can do to your body.

We wants to take care of your health and highlight 6 risks that you can find if you indulge in too much protein. Also check the bonus to see how big a steak should be.

You Could Develop Kidney Stones

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Animal proteins have many compounds called purines. These break down into uric acid, and if you eat too much of that acid, kidney stones can develop.

You can avoid this by limiting your meat intake and also drinking plenty of water.

You Could Become Dehydrated

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Due to the excess uric acid we discussed earlier, you may feel more thirsty than usual. Your kidneys need water to dilute toxic waste, so make sure you have water with you anytime, anywhere.

You Could Get Constipated

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Meat-based foods have a lot of protein, but not a lot of fiber. Typically, you will get this fiber from fruits, vegetables, or whole grains, so be sure to incorporate all of these food categories into your diet.

Constipation and painful bowel movements can be some of the first signs that your fiber intake is very low. So get that salad and treat yourself.

You Could Get Headaches

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Lack of hydration can also lead to headaches. This makes the blood thicker, which means that a reduced flow of oxygen reaches the brain.

On the other hand, some meat products, such as salami or hot dogs, contain nitrates, which can increase blood flow to the brain.

You Could Have Heart Problems

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The more fiber you have in your diet, the more protected your heart will be. If you eat mostly meat, it is not high in fiber. Red meat, especially, can damage your heart.

It can triple the risk of heart problems and contains a lot of saturated fat. Saturated fats increase the level of bad cholesterol (LDL).

You Could Get Sick More Often

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The saturated fats present in red and processed meats do not contain the antioxidants necessary for the body to overcome any possible inflammation.

You will find these antioxidants mainly in fruits and vegetables, which is why it is so important to eat a “colorful” diet. The colors of certain fruits are pigments of certain groups of antioxidants.

Bonus: The Right Portion Of Steak

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Which of these symptoms did you experience on the road? What changes did you find after changing your diet?

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