Red meat & health: dispelling the myths

No single food contains all the nutrients we need for good health, so it is important to eat a wide variety of different foods each day. However, due to it being packed with essential vitamins and minerals, a balanced diet with lean red meat at its core can help keep people of all ages healthy and happy.

The nutritional benefits of red meat

Learn more about how the nutritional needs of our bodies vary and change throughout our lives and how red meat helps give us our nutrients in a natural way.

Cooking healthily with red meat

Be it choosing to grill rather than fry or marinating the meat beforehand, with a little know-how you’ll be amazed at how a few simple steps can help you create healthy and nutritious meals.

A healthy and balanced diet

Red meat is nutrient dense and when eaten as part of a balanced diet with plenty of exercise, it can form the stepping stones towards a healthy and happy lifestyle.

7 most frequently asked questions about red meat … answered!

One of Wales’ leading weight management experts Sioned Quirke dispels the myths about eating red meat.

Scarlets fitness booklet

We have teamed up with Llanelli-based rugby team, the Scarlets, to show you how to stay fit and make the most of red meat as part of a healthy balanced diet.


Welsh Lamb

Welsh Lamb is the product of traditional husbandry handed down through generations, and arguably the world’s finest lamb rearing conditions – clean air, rich grass and clean mountain streams.

Welsh Beef

Packed with great flavour and essential vitamins and minerals, Welsh Beef is the ideal food for those wanting to live out their own passions through a healthy and active lifestyle.
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