Beef, the meat of mature cattle, is obtained from special beef breeds. They are categorized as red meat and contain a higher amount of protein and nutrients.
Beef is a rich source of protein, which supports muscle growth and maintains muscle mass. They are the powerhouse of iron, niacin, riboflavin, vitamins B6 and B12, the nutrients that are helpful in reducing tiredness and fatigue. Beef meat is a rich source of eight essential vitamins and minerals that are essential in supporting good health and well-being. The zinc present in the meat supports the growth of hair and nails. They contain creatine which is considered a performance enhancer. Creatine is associated with increased exercise performance, muscle growth and development, and supply of energy to the muscles. Consuming beef prevents anaemia caused due to the deficiency of iron. Hence, they are recommended for pregnant and menstruating women.
How to use
Boneless beef is usually eaten as roasts, ribs, sausages, ham, and steaks. Ground or minced beef is also used to make various dishes.
We can store uncooked, cut beef in a refrigerator for 3-4 days and in the freezer for longer.