Latest Red meat Stories

Gene-Diet Interaction Explains Beef Cancer Risk
2013-10-24 12:55:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at the American Society of Human Genetics 2013 meeting in Boston say they have discovered an interaction that could explain the link between eating meat and colorectal cancer risk. The team said the newly discovered potential gene-diet interaction for colorectal cancer could shed light on the statistically significantly increased risk of the cancer that is associated with the consumption of red and processed meats. "If...

Male Fertility May Suffer With A Slice Of Bacon
2013-10-16 14:40:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online America's love affair with bacon is pretty significant and most people agree this salty, fatty, addictive meat and anything wrapped with it can do no wrong. However, a new piece of evidence suggests the pork product, as well as other salty processed meats, may actually harm fertility. Harvard University researchers said at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine's (ASRM) annual meeting in Boston that consumption of processed...

2013-10-15 23:36:14

As a result of the economy, consumers have scaled back the quality and quantity of meat purchased, while adverse health effects associated with red meat consumption have driven some consumers toward alternative protein sources. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Meat, Beef & Poultry Processing industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 While per capita meat consumption is expected to fall...

2013-07-31 23:38:27

The Meat, Beef and Poultry Processing industry, a large portion of Canada's food processing sector in terms of both exports and employment, has seen declines in recent years due to decreased per capita meat consumption; nevertheless, a rebounding economy and improved consumer sentiment toward industry products is expected to boost industry revenue over the next five years. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Meat, Beef & Poultry Processing...

Eating Red Meat Associated With Increased Risk Of Diabetes
2013-06-18 12:53:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine has drawn an association between red meat consumption and Type-2 diabetes. This is hardly the first time red meat has been accused of increasing a person´s risk of Type-2 diabetes, but what makes this study different from the rest is its size. Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health and the National University of Singapore conducted this study as a...

Red Meat And Energy Drinks Can Affect Your Heart Health
2013-04-08 05:18:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Red meat has often been flagged as a cardiovascular risk because of its fat and cholesterol content, but a new study published online this week in the journal Nature Medicine has uncovered a lesser known health risk associated with hamburgers and steaks. That health risk is the compound l-carnitine, which is also a common ingredient in energy drinks. According to researchers from the Cleveland Clinic, bacteria living in the human...

Processed Meat Linked To Cancer, Heart Disease And Premature Death
2013-03-07 12:35:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the aging crooner Morrissey, “meat is murder,” yet a new study in the journal BMC Medicine suggests the eating too much meat may also be suicide. An international study involving almost half a million people and spanning an average of 13 years found a direct correlation between the consumption of processed meats and fatal health conditions such as cardiovascular disease and cancer. "Risks of dying earlier...

Mediterranean Diet Lowers Stroke Risk
2013-02-25 19:15:30

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study has found specific diets, not just counting calories, can be just as effective when it comes to cutting the risk of stroke. The Mediterranean diet, specifically, was the object of this new research conducted by a Spanish team. Of the more than 7,000 participants in this study, those sticking to a Mediterranean diet had as much of a 46 percent lower chance of stroke. This 5-year study now challenges the belief that a...

Diets Rich In Beef Help Aging Individuals Retain Muscle
2013-02-05 10:11:23

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study by researchers from the Exercise Metabolism Research Group at McMaster University recently found the consumption of higher amounts of beef can help retain muscle mass in older males. Individuals tend to decrease in muscle mass as they become older, and aging can make it difficult for the body to react to anabolic stimuli such as amino acids and resistance exercise. The research was helpful in determining methods that...

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