According to author Denise Minger of Raw Foods SOS, a craving for red meat signifies an iron deficiency. Because the body is lacking iron, it craves the iron in red meat. Minger suggests eating leafy greens or sea vegeta... More »

According to Mayo Clinic, the craving for ice, officially termed pagophagia, can occur for a number of reasons, including stress, a developmental or emotional disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, pregnancy or iron de... More » World View Social Sciences Psychology

It takes the body one to three days to complete the digestion cycle for red meat. From start to finish, the digestion cycle takes approximately 30 to 50 hours. More »

Lamb is considered red meat. WH Foods suggests eating only grass-fed lamb, as it can offer multiple health benefits for humans. Lamb meat contains a significant amount of omega-3 fatty acids and is considered an excellen... More »

Like all food, red meat stays in the body's digestive system for at least 24 hours. It takes a little longer to digest than most other foods, however. More »

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, pork is classified as a red meat. Pork is considered to be a red meat because it contains more myoglobin, an oxygen-carrying protein, than chicken or fish. More »

In recent years, lamb has begun to be classified as a red meat. In the past, lamb was classified as a white meat. More » Food Food Facts Meat, Poultry & Seafood