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Think it's only the fat and the cholesterol -- have to worry about when you're enjoying your T bone steak.
Now think again according to a new study a chemical found in red meat.
May put you at risk for heart disease with more on this doctor Stephen recent and director of the New York cardiac diagnostic center.
Welcome back actor Steve good to have you here so welcome there's something called current eighteen -- steak and you say it's not a good thing why.
Carter team -- been shown in this recent study to break down into something called PM Mayo in the gut.
And that increases the risk of heart attack and stroke.
The study found that people who were mediators over time.
Somehow change their intestinal bacteria and emigrated tends to develop this TM Mayo which is that dangerous by product of currencies.
It's not a current routine it's -- it's the fact that it's an and it and it hurts -- once it's inside your -- -- when it's changes when you get the by product which is -- Mayo that'll increase your atherosclerosis.
By like stake.
What do you what do you recommend -- -- because I like -- made.
I think steak is a once a week is OK you know what they're really saying here is stake in not only state -- processed meats bacon pork even -- has it.
-- high levels of currency.
Wow you know.
They have to watch out try to reduce your intake is probably the best advice right now right you say they're putting it in energy drinks so tell me about.
-- well it's it's increases the energy in the mitochondria the cells and then a lot of the makers of these -- having added this is a supplement that we don't know what how dangerous it is it's unknown at this point.
So it's in -- excuse sell -- what's the best advice stay away.
Stay away from those energy drinks -- limit you're the amount of red meat you -- going to Mediterranean diet get a consultation -- you don't have risk factors for heart attack or stroke.
And and and lead a healthy life including exercise and a good die.
All the usual stuff.
I guess we're learning every day that there's the stuff in her food that we had no idea about what kind of things you tell people to gravitate towards.
Well I like the Mediterranean diet which includes olive oil.
Nuts vegetables fruits.
Moderate amounts of poultry and fish and low amounts of red meat and dairy products that contain a lot of cholesterol -- Steve thanks for coming on today I appreciate it.
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