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Clearing up the confusion over red meat recommendations

GAZETTE: The panel didn’t consider environmental impact when forming their guidelines. You and Harvard Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment Director Gina McCarthy recently noted in a Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Viewpoint that increased sustainability is a potential benefit of the new plant-based meat alternatives. Why is it so important… Read More »

What’s The Beef On Red Meat?

Photo by Leonard Ortiz/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images MediaNews Group via Getty Images Studies regarding nutritional recommendations are notoriously difficult. As there are so many variables that need to be factored in, including lifestyle, environment, and genetics, it’s challenging to tease out any dietary habit as having a direct relationship to good health… Read More »

Is red meat back on the menu?

A controversial study says cutting down on sausages, mince, steak and all other forms of red or processed meat is a waste of time for most people. The report – which disagrees with most major organisations on the planet – says the evidence is weak and any risk to people’s health is small. Some experts… Read More »

Eat Less Red Meat, Scientists Said. Now Some Believe That Was Bad Advice.

Public health officials for years have urged Americans to limit consumption of red meat and processed meats because of concerns that these foods are linked to heart disease, cancer and other ills. But on Monday, in a remarkable turnabout, an international collaboration of researchers produced a series of analyses concluding that the advice, a bedrock… Read More »