Beef is the culinary name for meat from cattle (Bos taurus). It is categorized as red meat and source of complete protein and it is a rich source of Niacin, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, iron, selenium and zinc. Beef is categorized as a red meat which is the most significant dietary source of carnitine and creatine. Beef contains varying amounts of fat, also called beef tallow. It is mainly composed of saturated and monounsaturated fat, present in approximately equal amounts.