Akaushi – The Healthy Beef

There are significant health benefits of eating red meat, particularly if you eat the right red meat.

Protein and protein-bound amino acid intake is an important factor to good health. Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins, and proteins support major functional and structural components of all cells in the human body, as well as many hormones. Furthermore, protein deficiency can have adverse effects on the immune system and brain function.

What is Wagyu Beef?

Simply put, wagyu (pronounced waa-gyoo), means Japanese (wa) cow (gyu). In the United States, the word is commonly used to describe highly marbled, melt-in-your-mouth steaks. What’s not to love? But with prices of some wagyu steaks reaching triple digits, a conscientious consumer will naturally want to know a bit more about this ‘caviar of beef.’