Meat consumption has been increasing constantly, not only because of more habitants but increment in per capita consumption is also noticeable. Meat is a good source of highly quality proteins, iron, other nutrients and bioactive substances. At the same time there are some concerns about adverse influence of meat on human’s health. The biggest concerns are linked with processed red meat consumption but there is no clear evidence of relationships between unprocessed red meat consumption and certain ailments (cardio vascular disease, cancer). Fish meat consumption is health beneficial due to its fatty acids composition and highly absorbable proteins, but there are also some concerns about the content of methyl mercury in fish meat. According to studies, meat should be consumed in moderation concerning all positive and negative influence of meat on human’s health.
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