Do Australians eat too much red meat?

How do we compare?


On average Australians are eating 57g of red meat per day.
This is in line with Australian Dietary Guidelines which recommend 65g of lean and cooked red meat per day for iron and zinc. 


1. Sui, Z., Raubenheimer, D., & Rangan, A. (2017). Consumption patterns of meat, poultry, and fish after disaggregation of mixed dishes: secondary analysis of the Australian National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey 2011–12. BMC Nutrition3(1). 
2. Sui, Z., Raubenheimer, D., Cunningham, J., & Rangan, A. (2016). Changes in Meat/Poultry/Fish Consumption in Australia: From 1995 to 2011–2012. Nutrients8(12), 753.