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7 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Eat Red Meat -- and 8 Reasons Why You Should

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.28.2016 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Does red meat deserve the scorn that processed meats have received over the past few years? Most people have heard that processed meats are bad for y...

Despite Everything We Know, Red Meat Consumption Is On The Rise

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.31.2016 | Healthy Living

Americans are expected to consume approximately 54.3 pounds of red meat per person this year, an increase of half a pound over 2015. It's the first ti...

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

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.20.2016 | Healthy Living

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 ...

The Link Between Meat and Cancer

Manoj Jain, MD MPH | Posted 11.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Manoj Jain, MD MPH

Last week a World Health Organization panel made a definitive statement: Processed meats can cause cancer and red meat probably raises the risk of cancer.

Baloney About Processed Meat and Cancer

Angela Logomasini, Ph.D. | Posted 11.06.2015 | Healthy Living
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!

Red Meat for the Cancer Survivor's Soul

Bret Hoekema | Posted 11.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Bret Hoekema

After reading my essay written this past winter entitled The Precarious Space Between Chemotherapy and Work, a friend and supporter of mine who is of ...

Red Meat and Cancer: 6 Expert Nutrition Tips

Catherine Burns | Posted 11.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Catherine Burns

In light of all this -- and while we wait for more studies and more research to clarify some of these issues -- what are my recommendations? Ultimately I think the answer is actually quite simple. I would go ahead within these guidelines:

Who Is WHO kidding? An Analysis of the Silliness in the Press Over the Recent Warnings About Eating Meat

Meathead | Posted 11.03.2015 | Taste

"Food anxiety will probably kill you faster than anything you can eat." Meathead On October 26, 2015 the World Health Organization (WHO) announced th...

Meat and Cancer: What's the Panic?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 11.02.2015 | Healthy Living
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...

Eating Red Meat Causes Cancer? Not Exactly

Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS | Posted 11.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS

Despite all the sensational media coverage that is sure to follow this announcement, this latest finding is really nothing new and not cause for undue concern.

New BMJ Study May Fuel Confusion Over 'Bad' Fats

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Neal Barnard, M.D.

Although some media reports have recently promoted an "anything goes" attitude when it comes to meats, dairy products, and "bad" fats in general, it is important to remember that these products are as risky as they ever were.

The Ingredient You Didn't Know You Should Be Adding To Your Steak

Epicurious | Posted 08.04.2015 | Taste

You're ready for summer grilling. You've purchased the perfect grill, and you've procured the latest, greatest cuts of steak. Cut to you pulling a sizzling steak off the grill and slicing into it, only to find that it's, well, chewy. Why? Because you forgot this.

Will the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Support Meatless Mondays? A Food Policy Expert Weighs In

Diana K. Rice | Posted 05.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Diana K. Rice

With the updated Dietary Guidelines for Americans due out later this year, Michele Simon has been working to ensure that the guidelines are based on science, not meat and sugar lobby pressure. She recently spoke with me about what the guidelines might ultimately say about meat consumption and what consumers can do to be part of the process.

My Top 5 Meat Cities In The U.S.

Steven Raichlen | Posted 12.31.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

I know my list will generate controversy--that's why I wrote it.

5 Health Foods That Can Tax Your Digestive System

Tasneem Bhatia, M.D. | Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasneem Bhatia, M.D.

I know what you're thinking. Please, not another list of things I can't eat! No, that's not what this post is all about. Think of it more as a troubleshooting session -- finding hidden culprits that could be behind some of your digestive woes and exploring how to make these foods easier to digest.

Got Stress? Here's Why

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 09.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

It doesn't have to be long and complicated. Just take out a few minutes every day to clear your head and breath deeply and keep your mind only on your breath. When the mind wanders and starts to plan your day, just bring it back to the breath.

Beef Stroganoff Is Named For Who Exactly?

Bon Appetit | Posted 03.19.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

This winter, we're fighting back the cold with an old-timey classic, and we mean REALLY old-timey: beef stroganoff.

Carnitine Confusion: What Does That New Red Meat Study Really Mean?

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

Carnitine may well turn out to be the perpetrator of the "crime" of heart disease, but it's way too early to tell. Simple, sound-bite answers to difficult questions may make us feel good, but they rarely lead to effective solutions.

Could Antibiotics Treat Your Heart Attack?

Leigh Vinocur, M.D. | Posted 06.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Leigh Vinocur, M.D.

Can we forget the medication for cholesterol and instead reach for the antibiotics to prevent heart attacks? A new study in Nature Medicine poses this interesting question. This novel idea may not be so far-fetched!

Before Eating Red Meat, Think Twice and Live Longer

Craig Cooper | Posted 08.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Craig Cooper

Before you grab a sizzling steak from the grill or order up a rare burger at a restaurant, stop and think twice. When you reconsider eating red meat and make a healthier menu choice, you give yourself a chance to live longer. Here's why.

Pink Slime And Mad Cow Disease: Coming To A Burger Near You

John Robbins | Posted 06.26.2012 | Healthy Living
John Robbins

This recent case of mad cow disease could be an isolated case. It could amount to nothing more than a fleeting news item. That, certainly, is what the U.S. meat industry would like officials to think, and what it would like consumers to believe.

If Red Meat Would Kill You Before Your Time, Would You Still Eat It?

Mary Bradley | Posted 06.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary Bradley

The association of animal protein (especially that loaded with highly saturated fat) and increased health risks is not new. Does the threat of death, as opposed to unpleasant diseases like cancer and heart disease, make a difference in how consumers behave?

The Case for Eating 'Mostly Plants,' in 260 Words

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.09.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Eating some meat, preferably from lean, well-fed, well-exercised, and kindly tended animals is assuredly consistent with human health. But the health of humans and the planet argue consistently for Michael Pollan's excellent and pithy advice: Eat food, not too much, mostly plants.

Catherine Pearson

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

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 ...

Beefy Book | By Mark Schatzker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

But Steak stands apart because of Schatzker's fun, accessible style and his willingness to slay the sacred cows of what supposedly makes great steak....