Was talking to a vegan who was pumping my gas this weekend. Yes, in NJ they still pump our gas. Anyway, he was telling me that smoking isn't nearly as bad as meat consumption. Maybe it's the fumes? I laughed at him, got my gas and left. People want to believe what they want, so why argue? lol
I've cut down on my red meat, but when I do it's gotta be grass fed beef.
I don't tend to eat red meat often so I think I'm in the clear. Burgers is about the only form I really eat, and sometimes bacon. It's good to have SOME red meat though as it's a good source of iron, but yeah it's not good for the heart to have too much of it.
I never thought much about the meat I was eating until I tried going vegan for two weeks. I noticed a major difference in my overall energy level so i never went back to meat for every meal. I now eat mainly vegetarian meals with 1-2 meals per month that have meat. The cheese / dairy is the real challenge to never have