Meat and health

 Introduction to module 


Red meat provides high biological protein and important micronutrients, all of which are essential for good health throughout life. 
Most healthy balanced diets will include lean meat in moderate amounts, together with starchy carbohydrates (including wholegrain foods), plenty of fruit and vegetables and moderate amounts of milk and dairy foods. This module looks at the role of red meat in the diet. 


Livestock farming in England and Wales

Introduction to module 

All about me

Introducution to module

There are many benefits associated with eating a healthy and varied diet, being hydrated, living an active lifestyle and maintaining a healthy weight. The Government has outlined 8 tips for health eating to encourage people to experience these benefits and reduce the risk of illness and disease.

Meat and the consumer


Meat storage and preparation

Meat types and cuts

Introduction to the module 


This is meat

Introduction to module 


Meat is an important food commodity which provides nutrients essential for health.