Is Meat Bad for You? Is Meat Unhealthy?

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  • Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell  Πριν μήνα +859

    Here are our sources: It is very fascinating to see that the both extremes, vegans and people on meat heavy diets hate this video. Usually we are attacked more from one direction - in this cases both ends of the spectrums are really upset. Anything relating to nutrition is very controversial unfortunately. Someone on twitter posted this: There is research showing strong links between dietary choices and social identity:

    So if you want to, you can find sources telling you that every kind of diet is bad for you. We tried very hard not to do that and get a real understanding what the health effects of meat are. We also did not have a particular bias, we have vegetarians, flexitarians and meat eaters in the team. And in general, since our first meat video many of us have reduced their meat consumption or at least try to. Others in the team have not changed at all and don't plan to. We don't have an overarching agenda here, one way or the other. There is a video about milk in the making right now and we also just started a video about veganism. Look forward to more diet related videos next year.

    • Melvin Plays Gaming and Airsoft
      Melvin Plays Gaming and Airsoft Πριν 4 ημέρες

      Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell great video. Thx for giving me insight on what I need to do

    • Vack91
      Vack91 Πριν 5 ημέρες

      You didn’t talked about mercury in fish. 🐟
      Maybe that’s a little important when feeding solely on fish, but I don’t really know about the topic.

    • muttsmutt
      muttsmutt Πριν 5 ημέρες

      modern hate towards information and education would be an interesting topic for a video. it's almost like a goddamn plague. or a new means of natural selection?

    • Anthony Boothroyd
      Anthony Boothroyd Πριν 5 ημέρες

      I think you guys do a great job, I will certainly be staying away from processed meat in the future.

    • Price
      Price Πριν 6 ημέρες

      ​@Broccoli bro Extremism is terrorism, I guess you are.

  • Ooflifeismylife Yee
    Ooflifeismylife Yee Πριν 22 λεπτά +1

    Kurgasagt makes vid about meat facts facts angry vegans attack them 4 leaving out details no one cares about

    FLUORINE Πριν 2 ώρες

    Fellow vegans and vegetarians, where y'all at?

  • CompletelyNewguy
    CompletelyNewguy Πριν 3 ώρες

    So all we have to do is eat the ENTIRE animal.

  • canon
    canon Πριν 4 ώρες

    Most people in one of these videos: when our ancestors started eating meat it was because...

    My version of one of these videos: No, thanks for watching

  • Igor Cherkasov
    Igor Cherkasov Πριν 4 ώρες +1

    Can you audio narrate my entire life? You have a beautiful voice

  • Anthony Kudela
    Anthony Kudela Πριν 6 ώρες

    hmm... meat is unhealthy.

  • jakisa emma
    jakisa emma Πριν 17 ώρες

    The video quality is amazing... What does kurzgesagt mean

  • Gaming Dad
    Gaming Dad Πριν 20 ώρες

    Kurzgesagt: no vitamin c = scurvy
    Me: stares at people who been pure carnivore for decades...o0

  • wolfo slavy boi
    wolfo slavy boi Πριν 21 ώρα

    I no meaaat

  • Death Cold
    Death Cold Πριν 23 ώρες

    Lets face it! Its hard to resist eating meat but it lessen our lifespan too.

  • sal pit
    sal pit Πριν ημέρα

    inuits=real life zomies cuz tey eat brains

  • Luther Gyi
    Luther Gyi Πριν ημέρα

    But idk if bacon is bad

  • Luther Gyi
    Luther Gyi Πριν ημέρα

    My meat is good

  • ldhme
    ldhme Πριν ημέρα +1

    Cut down on meat or shave some years off my life?
    To put it another way, 40 years left with meat or 35 without?
    The only question left to answer is shall I have it grilled or fried.......

  • FragArena99
    FragArena99 Πριν ημέρα

    fat is not the problem , carbohydrate is
    Do healthy keto for the most efficient health benefit

  • Bison
    Bison Πριν ημέρα +7

    Meat lovers: **watch less than half the video**

    • TheLoreAxe
      TheLoreAxe Πριν 2 ώρες

      I don't eat meat, and I disliked it after he brought up B-12 and neglected to mention where humans used to get it from (untreated water) and the claims that the Inuit were healthy on a meat based diet.

    • Star Fairi
      Star Fairi Πριν 9 ώρες


  • Karl Ramstedt
    Karl Ramstedt Πριν ημέρα

    7:20 Aaah! John Olibird!

  • IMustBe Crazy
    IMustBe Crazy Πριν ημέρα

    First 5 sec proves climate change is natural.

  • Avel Carreras
    Avel Carreras Πριν ημέρα +1

    How to stop your mom from smocing

  • Isekai no Kyuubi
    Isekai no Kyuubi Πριν ημέρα

    Correlation doesn't connect towards causation. There are many factors, please, do a deeper research, next time.

  • Isekai no Kyuubi
    Isekai no Kyuubi Πριν ημέρα

    But without meat, we wouldn't even be here as humans right now.

  • Rebeca Cabrera
    Rebeca Cabrera Πριν 2 ημέρες

    thanks god im vegan

  • Ger Flor
    Ger Flor Πριν 2 ημέρες

    extremist vegans need to understand why most people eat meat.
    If humans TRULY were herbivores, then meat eaters would not exist.
    "But meat is unhealthy" as Kurzgesagt said, it depends on what kind of meat you're eating.
    "Killing animals is wrong and cruel" cruel? yes.
    Wrong? it depends.
    If an animal is being tortured so it can be eaten, then yes, its wrong and needs to be stopped.
    not to mention that "tortured meat" (as i like to call it) has chemicals. (as for people who go to fast foods like Mcdonalds, i would like to say that you better be careful when you're eating meat, or even french fries and salads that are from fast foods. They're not healthy because of chemicals. And the meat there is not meat at all!)

    Now if an animal has been killed for food, and NOT for fun as some hunting channels do, then, if it is for food, let's call it "right".

    "You're an hypocrite when you have pets but eat meat anyway" Unfortunately, humans are hypocrites. All of us have some sort of hypocrisy. It is just better not to take this "some sort" too far and become an complete hypocrite. Nothing you can do to stop this, unless if the person has trust issues or the person wants to become an vegan or vegeterian because he/she wants to.

    So, dear vegans/vegeterians (the extremist ones), Stop trying so hard, you won't succeed on this. Even if we all become vegans/vegeterians one day, the world would still had problems anyways, but even worse problems, such as less grass or vegetables, and since there would be no grass, herbivore animals would have died, even carnivore animals because they won't have any other animals to eat. And of course, we, humans, would have been the "last" ones who would have died.

    Whatever. Everyone can do whatever he/she wants, but just to be an idiot and force your lifestyle (or beliefs) to others.

  • Qwerty Fresh
    Qwerty Fresh Πριν 2 ημέρες +1

    I thought I was going to see one of the birds accidentally take a bite of chicken lmao

  • 언더테일드빌의
    언더테일드빌의 Πριν 2 ημέρες

    7:21 whattttttt that’s korean for eating broadcast in youtube(먹방)

  • theLonelyCultureShow
    theLonelyCultureShow Πριν 2 ημέρες

    Go vegetarian/vegan

  • christian miranda
    christian miranda Πριν 2 ημέρες

    That fats are needed to body as energy like trans fat

  • Kim Bao Ta
    Kim Bao Ta Πριν 2 ημέρες

    brain: Help me i get logic
    meat: LOL

  • Budi Santoso
    Budi Santoso Πριν 3 ημέρες

    Makan daging cuma kalau ada kondangan sama pas lebaran haji.. 😂😂

  • Great Kaiser
    Great Kaiser Πριν 3 ημέρες

    Im just gonna eat more meat now

  • Gloafbun
    Gloafbun Πριν 3 ημέρες

    I make similar animated videos but I really need your support or at least some criticism :)

  • Evi Remmerswaal
    Evi Remmerswaal Πριν 3 ημέρες

    It seems like they're getting the information for their videos from kurzgesagt

  • Isimsiz
    Isimsiz Πριν 3 ημέρες

    2:12 stronk bird

  • Kevdog
    Kevdog Πριν 3 ημέρες

    I love meat

  • M
    M Πριν 3 ημέρες

    Please cite referenced

  • Obed R
    Obed R Πριν 3 ημέρες

    Still gonna eat my meat

  • Melvin Plays Gaming and Airsoft
    Melvin Plays Gaming and Airsoft Πριν 4 ημέρες

    I eat plenty of fruits vegetables and meats

  • Joven Batac
    Joven Batac Πριν 4 ημέρες

    I love to est fish

  • Nagi Son
    Nagi Son Πριν 4 ημέρες

    I love those birds

  • Leehiro
    Leehiro Πριν 4 ημέρες

    I've read: ''is meth unhealthy?''

  • Shounak Kulkarni
    Shounak Kulkarni Πριν 4 ημέρες +5

    I have been dying to get a detailed answer to this question for so long. Sure enough, there it was - laid out in a detailed manner in a Kurzgesagt video! Thank you so much, kurzgesagt! You enlighten me every time. ❤️
    PS: I think this channel deserves a Nobel prize.

  • Comrade Everclear
    Comrade Everclear Πριν 4 ημέρες

    Eating too much fish can also give you mercury poisoning. So don't go buy out the local fish market lol

  • Anudeep R B
    Anudeep R B Πριν 4 ημέρες

    Not so true!, As slow you digest food is healthy you live (else you die soon with diabetics) Do good amount of fair research and do the video paaaa

  • Logan Passariello-Daly
    Logan Passariello-Daly Πριν 4 ημέρες +2

    meat sucks. Cave men only lived for about 20 years living on meat

  • Edsko Islamovic
    Edsko Islamovic Πριν 4 ημέρες

    Goddamit i ate a whole salami last night while i was drunk 🙄

  • Piero Bosco
    Piero Bosco Πριν 4 ημέρες +1

    This video is like saying 'all vegans are immune to cancer', also skirts over the difference between eating meat vs cheap highly processed meat which is like eating cheap anything... And no mention of turkey being waaaaay healthier than chicken...

  • J I
    J I Πριν 4 ημέρες


  • Ekmek Arası Balgam
    Ekmek Arası Balgam Πριν 5 ημέρες

    vegans are mega gay

  • Merk Bis
    Merk Bis Πριν 5 ημέρες

    Eat pizza and there aren't problem

  • H Kahan Aydın
    H Kahan Aydın Πριν 5 ημέρες

    Meat prices in Turkey 50 Turkish Lira...

  • sciure sci
    sciure sci Πριν 5 ημέρες

    Turks have the highest obesity rate in Europe despite eating much less meat than rest of the europeans. Eating a high carb diet combined with inactivity is way worse than eating meat. If you stay active,avoid processed food and eat a moderate amount of meat you'll be fine.

  • Chesters Garden
    Chesters Garden Πριν 5 ημέρες +5

    Possibility of lung cancer: yo

    Me: wait how do I breathe

  • Vas Vadum
    Vas Vadum Πριν 5 ημέρες

    I eat almost nothing but meat. :P Mostly Chicken. But I don't eat very much food, maybe 900-1200 calories a day in food total, where 700 calories a day is just nutritional shakes that replace a meal. I've lived this way for 5 years. Would be interesting to see what the science is behind living on a low calorie intake would be, besides being underweight.

  • Jon boy yogi
    Jon boy yogi Πριν 5 ημέρες

    The information is a total lie! It is skewed and based on a single epidemiological study that the vegan movement have jumped on. You have to dig deeper for the truth folks other than just watching some glam looking videos.

  • Dirt Diver
    Dirt Diver Πριν 5 ημέρες +1

    best to eat chicken.. no mention of how its also the worst meat because they inject it with salt water that will give you high blood pressure and causes strokes.
    safe to eat fish every day.. except no mention of heavy metals that would build up in your body and slowly poison you or of cancer causing microplastics.

    • Primaski
      Primaski Πριν 4 ημέρες +1

      I know I'm fucked up but I read the first few words as "best to eat children"

  • MelodyUnicorn
    MelodyUnicorn Πριν 6 ημέρες

    This clip seems to be biased. Very (vegan) biased. Unfortunately. The beginning is fine. But rest...
    You mentioned that raw meat is not unhealthy (like chicken), and fish is best choice, but after that you focused only on red meat (equal for you with processed?). At the end there is no single word about fish (cod, salmon etc.), not processed meat. Just: become vegan. This is worst (and poorly researched) yours video which I watched.

    GANGST1ER Πριν 6 ημέρες

    Не ем мясо, ну его нах.

  • Prunk Doo
    Prunk Doo Πριν 6 ημέρες

    You focused on potential acute negative effects of a vaccine. How about chronic ones? What are the vaccines mixed with? Cus I've read that some vaccines have egg proteins in them, for example. Getting that egg protein straight into your bloodstream would surely have your body create antibodies against them, making you allergic to them. Is this legit?

  • klegas stift
    klegas stift Πριν 6 ημέρες

    3:46 minecraft sounds

  • Axgoodofdunemaul
    Axgoodofdunemaul Πριν 6 ημέρες +2

    My favorite solution to the meat issue: remove soybean and corn subsidies from the farming corporations, buy their farms, tear down the fences, restore the natural prairie, bring back the buffalo, and harvest them sustainably.

  • Song Bird
    Song Bird Πριν 6 ημέρες

    I'm a vegetarian and I don't know what to say about this

    • Kshitij Sharma
      Kshitij Sharma Πριν 5 ημέρες

      Same... Eating fresh fruits and vegetables isn't harmful at all but they lack few vitamins which can be covered up by milk products. Well, I haven't seen a vegetarian suffering from obisity so I guess being a vegetarian isn't a bad option.

  • ViridianBlue
    ViridianBlue Πριν 6 ημέρες +1

    TL;DW: Eating too much of something is bad. Who would've thought?

  • Reason2 Craft
    Reason2 Craft Πριν 6 ημέρες

    I eat too much fish

  • Dino_Juju
    Dino_Juju Πριν 6 ημέρες

    I prefer the original german version

  • Emperor Darth Jar Jar Snoke
    Emperor Darth Jar Jar Snoke Πριν 6 ημέρες +2

    Smhing my head I just live be the energy of the sun.

  • nickolas humphrey
    nickolas humphrey Πριν 6 ημέρες

    What about the recent meat thats not meat? Stuff like the impossible burger. Do they not give you the stuff in this video that you said red and processed meat does?

    • nickolas humphrey
      nickolas humphrey Πριν 5 ημέρες

      @daniel de guzman ok

    • daniel de guzman
      daniel de guzman Πριν 5 ημέρες

      Well its 100% protein from other plants, but does not have vitamin c. just like regular meat, but vegan.

  • Veronica Valencia
    Veronica Valencia Πριν 7 ημέρες


  • Echo wang
    Echo wang Πριν 7 ημέρες

    thanks for sharing this video, but i wanna ask is the egg meat?

  • Glenn Renner
    Glenn Renner Πριν 7 ημέρες

    I live in africa. I'm excluded from this video