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Five Ways to Fight the 'Christmas Coronary'

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 12.16.2016 | Home
Neal Barnard, M.D.

It may be the "most wonderful" time of the year--but it's also the most dangerous time of the year. Have you heard of the "Christmas Coronary"? There ...

WATCH: It's Time To Break The Meat Habit

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 08.02.2016 | Home
Neal Barnard, M.D.

Last weekend, I rallied at the White House with 100 fellow doctors to share an urgent message with America: Break the meat habit to improve your healt...

Is It Possible To Eat Your Way To A Cancer-Free Future?

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.20.2016 | Home

Every year, about 14 million people around the globe will get cancer, and 8 million will die of the disease. Eating processed meat causes cancer, and ...

Baloney About Processed Meat and Cancer

Angela Logomasini, Ph.D. | Posted 11.06.2016 | Home
Angela Logomasini, Ph.D.

According to the National Cancer Institute, the average person's risk of getting colon cancer is 5 percent. So an 18 percent increased risk associated with processed meat consumption would increase the cancer risk to 5.9 percent. If true, this is not to be dismissed, but it's a risk that can be managed. It certainly should not be placed in the same category as smoking!

Meat and Cancer: What's the Panic?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 11.02.2016 | Home
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

The World Health Organization (WHO)'s recent findings, connecting red and processed meat with cancer, reverberated throughout the world, but they're h...

News From the WHO on Meat and Cancer Gives Yet Another Reason to Go Meatless Monday

Diana K. Rice | Posted 10.30.2016 | Home
Diana K. Rice

This week, the Internet was aflutter with commentary on the recently released World Health Organization (WHO) report affirming the connection between ...

Bacon, Cell Phones, Glyphosate: Which Potential Carcinogen Sounds Scarier?

David Ropeik | Posted 10.29.2016 | Home
David Ropeik

The first wave of reporting about the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) listing of processed meats as carcinogens, and red meat as a ...

Processed Meat Is Bad For You, But It's No Tobacco

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.28.2015 | Home

You couldn't be on the Internet this week without seeing headlines splashed across news sites and social media stating that eating processed meat caus...

California Considers Adding Meat To Cancer-Alert List

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.28.2015 | Home

California is examining new World Health Organization findings to determine whether to add red meat and foods like hot dogs, sausages and bacon to a c...

Secondhand Bacon Smoke, and Other Tough Questions for the WHO

Craig Bowron | Posted 10.27.2016 | Home
Craig Bowron

Secondhand smoke from cigarettes causes cancer. What can scientists tell us about secondhand bacon smoke? The IARC report doesn't address this.

Meat and Cancer: Hammering at the Memo

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 10.27.2016 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

You have doubtless heard that the International Agency on Cancer Research, a subsidiary of the World Health Organization, has concluded that processed...

Bacon May Soon Come With A Warning Label In California

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 10.26.2015 | Home

Bacon lovers, it may not be easy to brush off the World Health Organization's new ruling that red and processed meats cause cancer -- at least not in ...

World Health Organization: Processed Meats Cause Cancer

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.27.2015 | Home

Very sad news for bacon lovers. The World Health Organization announced Monday that cured and processed meats like bacon, sausage, hot dogs and ham ca...

3 Things You Must Know About Antibiotics And Meat

O, The Oprah Magazine | Pam Masin | Posted 10.14.2015 | Home

Our reliance on antibiotics has caught up with us: By using them so much, we've created potentially deadly bacteria (a.k.a. superbugs) that are resist...

Processed Meat Might Be The Enemy Of Male Fertility

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

It may be time to say goodbye to your bacon, egg and cheese breakfast order, guys: A small new study links the consumption of processed meat like saus...

Thanks But No Thanks, Arby's: Vegetarians Don't Want Your Meat

Nathan Runkle | Posted 07.15.2015 | Home
Nathan Runkle

Image credit: Mike Mozart I'm a vegetarian, and I have a message for Arby's: Your bacon is disgusting, and I want nothing to do with it. In your ope...

Taste Test: Do Vegan Options Ever Taste Better Than The Real Thing?

The Huffington Post | Zoe Lintzeris | Posted 06.22.2015 | Home

Here’s the beef (groan) with going vegan: bad-tasting products. Faux meat, faux cheese, faux ice cream -- the list goes on and on for omnivores who ...

WATCH: Woman Slurps Turkey Slice, Heals America

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 12.19.2014 | Home

There's a lot of bad things in the world today: North Korea being grumps, cold weather, The Colbert Report going off the air. It might seem like a nev...

For the USDA, Chicken Is Just Politics

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 11.05.2013 | Home
Wenonah Hauter

When you purchase chicken at the grocery store, you might have the perfectly reasonable expectation that the poultry you are buying was raised on an American farm, and that it was inspected by a government official. Well, lower your expectations.

Meatless Monday: Friends With Benefits

Ellen Kanner | Posted 02.02.2013 | Home
Ellen Kanner

What does produce have going for it? Everything. But it's saddled with the geeky rep of being good for you. We've shown time and time again we just don't care. Considering how eager vegetables are to make friends and get along well with others, though, it seems kind of cruel to keep dismissing them.

Catherine Pearson

Report Links Meat-Eating To Disease | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.17.2011 | Home

A new report released Monday claims the science is clear: Eating too much meat is bad for your health. The so-called Meat Eater's Guide, compiled ...