As meat has always been a part of the human diet, various natural methods have been discovered or invented to preserve this type of food. The basic idea is to effectively inhibit the growth and spread of microorganisms thereby giving the meat a considerable shelf life.
Nowadays, when meat and other food products are mass produced, the method that can best keep up with production and consumption demands is the use of chemical preservatives. Such modern meat products are certainly superior to any that’s been cured or dried via natural and traditional techniques – superior in terms of shelf life and uniformity. This advantage however comes at the cost of taking in substances that can potentially harm you.
Continue reading and learn more about the negative effects of chemically preserved or dried meats and why the Superhuman Food Pyramid recommends you avoid them as a source of protein. Continue reading