Study: Red Meat not Only Leads to Disease, It Kills

Study: Red Meat not Only Leads to Disease, It Kills

For decades we have been taught that excess consumption of red meat leads to heart disease and other chronic health issues. That’s what gave rise to the poultry industry in this country. And now, new evidence shows that mortality rates … Continue reading

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Variations on USDA’s MyPlate

Variations on USDA’s MyPlate

Harvard scientists were not pleased with the government switch from the Food Pyramid to MyPlate earlier this year. Although MyPlate was lauded by experts as an improvement over the pyramid – it greatly simplified food choices – they believed it … Continue reading

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The Real Reason Red Meat is Dangerous to your Health?

The Real Reason Red Meat is Dangerous to your Health?

Not all red meats are created equal. Better phrased – not all red meats affect our health equally. These are the findings published recently in Circulation, the scholarly journal of the American Heart Association. Turns out that processed meats are … Continue reading

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Megastudy on 500,000 people: Red Meat Shortens Lifespan

Megastudy on 500,000 people: Red Meat Shortens Lifespan

Image via Wikipedia A study led by the National Cancer Institute clearly shows an association between red meat/processed meat and an increased risk of mortality. From the Washington Post: The study of more than 500,000 middle-aged and elderly Americans found … Continue reading

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