How to balance food without sacrificing economy

At this point we ask ourselves: How much does it cost to include 125 grams of red meat in 4 meals a week? When we focus on wardrobe prices, it is clear that they vary greatly depending on the cut, but broadly it ranges from $6,000 to almost $10,000.


What is the recommended price of 125 grams of meat?

According to a survey by the General Directorate of Social and Economic Statistics, for example, a barbecue is available for $9,316 – up 13% so far this year with price inflation of 65% -; Bite is about $6,795; Plate, $7,467; The rummage costs $9,317 and the rear costs $8,731.

With these numbers on the table, the approximate cost of eating a meal proposed by the SENC $1,000 pesos for a 125 gram portion. If we take the numbers to a typical household of 4 members covering the same area in 4 meals (the maximum recommended by the Spanish Association), the figure rises to $16,000.

Pros and cons

Beyond the impact of price on demolished Argentine pockets, Spanish experts warn that the recommendation is based on a balance between the nutrients the meat provides and potential health risks.

What are the benefits and consequences of consuming meat? For starters, it’s an excellent source of high-quality proteins, essential for tissue growth and repair and proper functioning of the immune system.

Additionally, it contains various important nutrients such as iron, zinc, vitamin B12 and omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential for the overall health of the body. On the other hand, its protein and healthy fat content will help you feel more satisfied after a meal, contributing to more effective weight control.

This is not good news for meat lovers, as high amounts of meat (more than 125 grams, two to four times a week) can increase the risk of heart disease and other health problems due to its high saturated fat content. Also, its consumption is associated with a higher risk of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and some types of cancer.

On the other hand, large-scale meat production can have a significant impact on the environment, contributing to deforestation, water pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

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