Beef and veal meat is a complete food and essential to a healthy and balanced diet, standing out for their high protein content.
The meat proteins are digested very easily and provide a high biological value because they provide essential amino acids that are needed for functions such as growth and repair of body tissues. With only 100 grams of beef meat the 48% of the daily protein needs are covered.
It is rich in B vitamins: thiamine and riboflavin are necessary for proper functioning of the nervous system, niacin helps maintain organic growth, the B5 and B6 in the metabolism of carbohydrates and protein, and B12 red blood cell (RBC) production.
Regarding the mineral contribution, it highlights its high phosphorus content, which stimulates intellectual development and that along with calcium are necessary in the formation of bones and teeth. Magnesium is also needed for the organs functioning as well as iron to prevent anemia. Article from the website www.terneragallega.com (In Spanish).
The tastiest beef pieces are:
- The tenderloin.
- The high back.
- The striploin.
- The middle rib.
- The rack.