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 »

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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 »

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