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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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

npr.org | 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....

Is There More in Your Burger Than Meat?

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

But wait! What about all the saturated fat, growth hormones, steroids and other nasty stuff? Can we have our burgers and eat them, too?

Abraham Lincoln's Vegetarian Address

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

"Four score and seven meals ago my conscience brought forth to the anti-rebel north a new diet conceived in kindness and dedicated to the proposition that all animals are created equal.

Eat Less Red Meat: Healthy Planet, Healthy Heart

planetgreen.discovery.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Eating red meat isn't so great for the environment. By adopting a vegetarian diet, you'll reduce your carbon footprint by over 5,000 pounds. By just c...

Red Meat vs Chicken: An Argument Against The False Distinction

Kathy Freston | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

People often tell me that they've given up eating red meat out of concern for animals, the environment, or their health (or all three). But cutting out red meat while still eating chicken doesn't address the whole problem.

Study: Lots Of Red Meat Increases Mortality Risk

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — The largest study of its kind finds that older Americans who eat large amounts of red meat and processed meats face a greater risk of ...