Health experts ask people to avoid storage of meat after Eid-ul-Azha

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Islamabad—Health Experts on Saturday advised people to avoid storage of meat after Eid-ul-Azha as it may contain a number of bacteria leading to diseases.
Rgey said excessive use of red meat during Eid-ul-Azha can increase the risk of developing cardiovascular, kidney, liver, diabetes and gastroenteritis diseases.
Talking to APP, Dr. Arif Majeed said eating excessive meat during Eid-ul-Azha could have negative impacts on individual’s health and especially for those who stored this meat for several months.
Use of this frozen meat would be harmful which may affect kidneys and cardiac problems, he added.
He said excessive use of meat was harmful for people, especially who were suffering from cardiovascular, liver and kidney diseases.
He said it can also enhance uric acid and cholesterol level which increases the risk of various diseases.
He said eating excessive use of meat increases the risk of heart, blood pressure, diabetes, obesity and gastroenteritis diseases; therefore, women should prepare meat with vegetables and avoid spicy foods during Eid in order to reduce the risk of contracting diseases.—APP