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Meat and Health

Consider Becoming A Part-Time Vegan

Kathy Freston | Posted 07.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

Truly, Mark Bittman's new book Vegan Before Six is offering a way of eating that could be transformational: Readers will lose weight (if they have weight to lose), have more energy, and suffer much lower risk for diabetes and heart disease. And animals and the earth will be better off.

A New Beef With Meat and Eggs? My Gut Reactions

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.30.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

For now, my gut reaction to the news about TMAO is that context matters. It's not really just about meat or eggs in the diet, but about the overall dietary pattern, the kinds of meat, the feed and treatment of the egg-laying hens, and our exposures to chemicals and antibiotics.

Soy and Your Health

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 10.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Neal Barnard, M.D.

Soybeans are handy. Aside from the traditional foods they bring us, they transform into tasty substitutes for milk, yogurt, bacon, burgers, and more. With no animal fat, cholesterol, or sensitizing animal proteins, they side-step the problems that animal products can cause.

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.