I like to feed my bones red meat especially during the winter months and the transitional months of spring when my body craves heartier fare.

Now, you don’t have to have meat for healthy bones.  But if you’re a person like me who feels more energetic eating some meat,  it’s a good choice.

Red meat is a great source of bone-building protein.  That’s what makes your bones flexible so they bend instead of breaking.  Adults need about 50 grams of protein a day, with women needing slightly less and men needing slightly more.  Just 4 ounces of red meat has about 28 grams of protein.