Does red meat..

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  1. lion paw

    lion paw Purple Belt

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    ..make you feel tired or sluggish?I've noticed when I eat red meat(steak,hamburger,etc) I feel slightly sluggish whereas when I eat chicken or fish I feel alright.I heard that red meat takes longer to digest compared to chicken and fish.How often do any of you eat red meat.1,2x a week?
     
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    Pork/Beef/Venison: 5-7 times a week
    Fish: 1
    Chicken/Turkey: 5-8

    All meat makes me feel like a beast.
     
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    Pathogenic Wo Cao Ni Ma

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    I've never felt tired or sluggish, but I don't particularly care for the taste unless it's between two hamburger buns with mayo and ketchup.
     
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    dropshot001 Red Belt

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    No tiredness from red meat here. Maybe it is your meal size that is causing it.
     
  5. PUO3

    PUO3 You are a can. Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    are you eating really fatty cuts of meat? do you drain the hamburger if you cook it in a pan?
     
  6. lion paw

    lion paw Purple Belt

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    sometimes i'll eat hamburgers from a burger joint.Obviously bad choice of meat.But when I eat tri tip or steak tacos,im sluggish.Thats why I don't eat red meat at work.Gotta keep moving so I eat chicken.
     
  7. PUO3

    PUO3 You are a can. Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    red meat takes longer to digest from what i understand.

    perhaps that is the issue.
     
  8. TeddyRoosevelt

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    Does red meat make you bigger and stronger? Yes.

    I had a hamburger before training today; I felt great. However, I normally do not eat red meat before training. It does take noticeably longer to digest properly (that is a personal opinion, not fact as far as I know).
     
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    Only thing that makes me sluggish is a high carb meal.
     
  10. ss4vegeta1

    ss4vegeta1 Blue Belt

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    I would eat red meat as much as I can but really expensive so chicken for now.
     
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    This.
     
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    KBE6EKCTAH_CCP ^Korean Chef Kevin Lee, NOT Fighter Kevin Lee

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    I am usually the last one to get offended by anything, and I hate PC shit, but your av featuring starving african kids is of pretty bad taste. Bro.
     
  13. zardiac

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    Agree. If you get sluggish after a meal with read meat, think what you ate together with the meat. Maybe it was a hamburger? (What do you usually eat together with fish?)
     
  14. PUO3

    PUO3 You are a can. Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    your sig offends me, bro.
     
  15. JohnJameson

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    i don't know about red meat taking longer to digest. i about immediately shit my pants any time i have it.
     

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