Red meat is a good source of protien and iron, but it takes a healthy digestive system to break it down properly. If your digestive system isnt up to par then obviously your gonna pay.
You say your son likes cakes and goodies. For two reasons i am guessing..one they are cakes and goodies and two they probably dont cause him much upset. Well to me it sounds like your sons flora is out of balance. Its been documented if you have an over growth of bad bacteria you will actually start craving sweets. I have been here. This is because bad bacteria feed off of sugars. And you need good bacteria to break things down like red meat, with out good bacteria its gonna be unpleasent process.
I would suggest having him try out some probiotics like acidophilus. No need to be shy with it.
26y old male medically disharged USAF veteran.Diagnosed with UC (lower proctitis) in 2004.
Current daily treatment: Probiotics & supplements:
1000mg sup asacol 50 Billion CFU's acidopholis daily
2400mg oral asacol Digestive enzymes before each meal
35mg prednisone tapering 5grams of glutamine
75mg azathioprine folic acid & calcuim with V-D
20mg Nexum Whey protien
Diet:Little/no sugars, fats, carbs, caffine. Stay natural as possible.
Results:1 Bowel movement in the morning no blood!