Lean red meats are:
" An excellent source of high biological value protein, vitamin B12, niacin, vitamin B6, iron, zinc and phosphorus
" A source of long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fats, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, selenium and possibly also vitamin D
" Mostly low in fat and sodium
" Sources of a range of endogenous antioxidants and other bioactive substances including taurine, carnitine, carnosine, ubiquinone, glutathione and creatine.