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17 Apr 2019

Even moderate amounts of ham, bacon and red meat are linked to bowel cancer, experts have warned.

People who stick to guidelines from Britain’s National Health Service on red and processed meat consumption still increase their risk of bowel cancer by a fifth compared with those who eat very small amounts, a study part-funded by Cancer Research UK found.

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9 Apr 2019

Boston, MA – Diets that replaced red meat with healthy plant proteins led to decreases in risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Purdue University.

The study is the first meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials examining the health effects of red meat by substituting it for other specific types of foods.

The study was published in the journ...

Science has shown us over and over again that the more meat we eat, the higher our risk of diabetes, heart disease, and strokes. Conversely, the more fruits and vegetables we eat, the lower our risk for these diseases, and the lower our body mass index.

Why is eating meat bad? High-quality research shows that red meats (like beef, lamb, pork) and processed meats (bacon, sausage, deli meats) are metabolized to toxins that cause...

A common concern in the world of athletics is making sure to get enough protein. 

The result is the success of a huge industry established to sell powders and supplements adding more and more protein into the demanding diets of athletes, both professional and weekend warriors, just to make sure they get enough. 

Though this practice has greatly rewarded the supplement industry, it does an athletic body harm. 

In reality, it’s ver...

11 Feb 2018

A #MeatfreeMonday classic from our friends @ Bosh - Shepherds Pie

500g potatoes (peeled and cut into 1" chunks)
500g sweet potatoes (peeled and cut into 1" chunks)
50g dairy free butter
2 tbsp sun dried tomato oil
1 white onion (finely sliced)
4 cloves of garlic (minced)
2 carrots (finely sliced in to small pieces)
2 sticks of celery (finely sliced into small pieces)
½ a bunch of fresh thyme leaves (roughly chopp...

San Diego scientists believe a strain of wild algae will be a sustainable way to feed plant-based protein to the growing global population.

“Our focus is to bring safe and healthy new products to consumers,” Triton CEO Xun Wang, PhD told media outlet FoodNavigator-USA, “who are increasingly interested in nutritional content and sustainability of the foods they eat."

In addition to being rich in plant-based protein, Triton’s non...

Chickens for sale in Britain’s supermarkets are showing record levels of superbugs resistant to some of the strongest antibiotics, new research from the government has found.

The results are concerning because resistance to antibiotics among livestock can easily affect resistance among humans, rendering vital medicines ineffective against serious diseases.

The Food Standards Agency, which tested a large sample of fresh whol...

The World Health Organization [WHO] has again called on farmers to stop using antibiotics on animals in a new set of guidelines.

The misuse of these drugs in agriculture is causing huge risks to human health, and contributing to the rise of 'superbugs'.

Antibiotics are routinely used in healthy animals for disease prevention, especially in intensive farming.

While it is forbidden to use the drugs for growth promotion in the EU, s...

Immunologists headed by Eicke Latz (Univ. of Bonn, Germany) have found out that calorie-rich, fatty Western diet reprogrammes the innate immune system to become hyperreactive to inflammatory triggers. This could have huge medical impact as inflammation is a hallmark of most diseases of civilisation such as diabetes, cardiovascular and autoimmune disorders.

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What’s scary, really, is the idea in the ether that compassion is effeminate and thereby un-American. “Socialist.” “Stupid.” “Snow flake-y.” That destroying the environment is man’s God-given right. That black lives should remain inferior to white lives. That refugees are terrorists. That immigrants are criminals. That sick people are scourges. That women have victim complexes and their concern for their safety and rights are...

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