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This task begins to explore the nutrients found in red meat and what they do for our bodies. It can also be complemented with our online game ‘Make it a Match’.

Meat is a rich source of essential protein but what else?

Red meat belongs in the protein food group (beans, pulses, fish, eggs, meat and other proteins) but is meat only a source of protein? Does meat contain any other nutrients?

Use the worksheet to look at the nutrients that meat contains and explore their functions within the body.


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