How much red meat should I eat in a week?
Asked by peggy60 on Jan 24, 2011 in Nutrition


One or two red meat meals per week is enough and each portion should be limited to 3 or 4 ounces. In addition, leaner cuts such as round steak, sirloin and flank should be chosen and red meat should be trimmed of all visible fat. With ground beef, even 85% lean is still fatty. Excessive consumption of red meat has been linked to cardiovascular diseases, several cancers, diabetes, kidney disease, arthritis, and obesity. Read about the negative health effects of red meat at

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