Is Meat Bad for You? Is Meat Unhealthy?

  • Published on: 09 June 2019
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    Over the last few years eating meat has increasingly been associated with health risks, like heart disease, cancer and an early death. How unhealthy is meat really?

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  • Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

    Here are our sources: It is very fascinating to see that the both extremes, vegans and people on meat heavy diets hate this video. Usually we are attacked more from one direction – in this cases both ends of the spectrums are really upset. Anything relating to nutrition is very controversial unfortunately. Someone on twitter posted this: There is research showing strong links between dietary choices and social identity: if you want to, you can find sources telling you that every kind of diet is bad for you. We tried very hard not to do that and get a real understanding what the health effects of meat are. We also did not have a particular bias, we have vegetarians, flexitarians and meat eaters in the team. And in general, since our first meat video many of us have reduced their meat consumption or at least try to. Others in the team have not changed at all and don't plan to. We don't have an overarching agenda here, one way or the other. There is a video about milk in the making right now and we also just started a video about veganism. Look forward to more diet related videos next year.

  • Fruit Loops
    Fruit Loops   53 minuts ago

    Being a vegetarian is so much emphasized in the state where i live in that The Domino's decided to stop selling any sort of meat or egg products at their outlets across the entire state.

  • Nimbus
    Nimbus   12 hours ago

    Been a vegetarian for 6+ years. I like the smell of some meats (like cooked chicken from Walmart) but never have the craving to eat some. It smells good in moderation, but working as a cashier sometimes it was nauseating. The biggest deterrent that made me discuss with myself that I was happy to be vegetarian was some of the packaged meats that had ripped and leaked those nasty thick juices out of them and produced a HORRID stench. Ugh. It was so nasty that whenever I saw the meat packaged I hoped to myself that it wasn't leaking or produced an unpleasant smell.

  • Joshua Nelson
    Joshua Nelson   21 hours ago

    Eat everything and relax. You will die evenually! Enjoy life and eat a salad with a steak.

  • IMPc
    IMPc   1 days ago

    fun fact: 99% people who were dead had consumed meat

  • Johnny Shumway
    Johnny Shumway   1 days ago

    Can we get a video about toothpastes? Just curious.

  • becky15707
    becky15707   1 days ago

    That chicken said leave me out of this mess

  • R P
    R P   1 days ago

    Do various types of foods have various types of effect on the body and mind? If yes, then what effects does meat have on the mind?

  • R P
    R P   1 days ago

    What about the poor animals? Do they have any rights? Do they feel pain? Are there such a things as the laws of cause and effect? Every action has an equal and opposite reaction?

  • Emthesage EMM
    Emthesage EMM   2 days ago

    For those who dislike video it starts at 3:52

    BMG GLO   2 days ago

    They lie about everything meat isn’t a necessity to us we don’t need it at all 💯 tbh that’s why we get sick over time because we consume to much of it we need a carbon based diet because our bodies are carbon based ......!!!

  • Glen Carter
    Glen Carter   2 days ago

    are you kidding me! what a large amount of BS being spewed! get better data boys as this was crazy !

  • nerissa dauth
    nerissa dauth   2 days ago

    😯😯😯😯😯😯rightWow im still learning and putting effort on my diets.thanks 🙃🙃😀😀😀😀

  • true beast
    true beast   2 days ago

    6:18 Tell the birds that it increases it by 18%.

  • Fernando Gonzalez
    Fernando Gonzalez   2 days ago

    Thanks Kurzgesagt, I came here desperately and full of anxiety after watch "What the Health" netflix documentary. You safe my tranquility... again.

  • Mia Luz
    Mia Luz   2 days ago

    I'm vegan. I am fourteen years old and I feeling so good!The meat is not necessary for survive

  • Hoazen
    Hoazen   3 days ago

    The 11k dislikes are vegetarian that disagree this explaination

  • Doodbroman E
    Doodbroman E   3 days ago

    Eating fish too often can lead to mercury poisoning

  • Saba Ahmed
    Saba Ahmed   4 days ago

    0:46 lol she is eating a burger with a knife and fork. 0:56 and why is that guy eating green in a meat video? I know it's just a mistake but come on. 2:57 And is that Albert Einstein?

  • Spac Nguyễn
    Spac Nguyễn   4 days ago

    What about bodybuilder ? They eat much meat everyday

  • kdbphotographics
    kdbphotographics   4 days ago

    It is not true that there is antibiotics in meat. Or milk. It is forbidden to sell animal products (like milk) or slaughter animals with antibiotics. If an animal has used antibiotics, the animal will get registrated and will not(!!!) be able to got with the rest of the stock. Farmers can get an enormous fine if they would sell an animal with antibiotics. Please get your facts together before educating!

  • bule please YouTube
    bule please YouTube   4 days ago

    Is meat 🍖 is evil or good still if is evil I will be this face 😨💥💥💥💥💥💥💥💥💥💥💥💥💥

  • nguyen hoang
    nguyen hoang   5 days ago


  • Dhanang Wibowo
    Dhanang Wibowo   5 days ago

    Meat is bad?? Just look at animals..Eating meat: 'lions, tigers, cheetahs'Eating veggies: 'cows, pandas'Eating fruits: 'elephants'Well, meat seems healthier. 🤭

  • Tenshi Bropila
    Tenshi Bropila   5 days ago

    so, eat things, dont take out meat or vegetables cos you are scared or in a movement.