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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.

Red Meat and Eggs on Trial Again, But Jury Is Still Out

Chris Kresser | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Kresser

For more than half a century we were told that red meat and eggs are bad for us because they raise our cholesterol, only to find that the evidence supporting this hypothesis is weak at best. Let's not make TMAO the new cholesterol.

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.