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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...

2012-12-26 05:00:14

Following a recent article about a poll showing less meat consumption in America, Yumi Media offered comments on the news. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 25, 2012 On December 25, 2012, Yumi Media commented on a Choose Veg article regarding a recent poll showing that 39% of Americans are eating less meat. According to the Choose Veg article, “The NPR-Truven Health Analytics Health Poll surveyed 3,000 adults nationwide and found that thirty-nine percent are eating less red meat now than...

2012-10-21 04:00:05

Weight Watchers chicken recipes are low in calories and fat, which makes them the perfect protein source for dieters and also provide some other great health benefits. BurnFatBuildStrength.com reviews these popular recipes. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2012 Weight Watchers chicken recipes are not only very satisfying and delicious, but they can also give many more health benefits than just weight loss. Studies have shown that diets that use chicken as a primary source of protein can...

2012-10-18 11:27:37

Two components of red meat – dietary protein and dietary iron – may combine to form powerful carcinogens, N-nitroso compounds, which increase risk for bladder cancer. Moreover, individuals with reduced ability to reverse the effects of N-nitroso compounds because of a genetic variation in their RAD52 gene could be at particularly high risk. Chelsea Catsburg, a doctoral student at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, presented these...

2012-10-01 02:31:38

DOLGEVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To encourage non-vegetarians to give meatless eating a try during Vegetarian Awareness Month (October), the North American Vegetarian Society has developed a prize-winning contest. Non-vegetarians who pledge to abstain from all meat, fish and fowl during October will be entered in a random drawing for cash prizes. The top winner will get $1000 in cash. One winner will be chosen in each of the following three categories: One day $250 -- One...

2012-09-28 02:25:25

DOLGEVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Vegetarians and interested individuals from around the globe will be joining the North American Vegetarian Society on October 1, 2012, for the annual celebration of World Vegetarian Day. This event was founded by the North American Vegetarian Day in 1977. It commemorates the health-supporting and life affirming benefits of vegetarianism. World Vegetarian Day is the annual kick-off of Vegetarian Awareness Month. There are many...

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2012-09-11 21:27:10

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A simple solution to decrease chronic disease incidence and curb the carbon footprint is an easy, yet seemingly unobtainable one: eat less red meat. According to a study published in the journal BMJ Open, reducing red and processed meat consumption would give a 3-12% drop in chronic disease incidence and would shrink the carbon footprint by about 30 million tons a year. Estimates show that food and drink account for a third of...

Pan-Frying Responsible For Increased Risk Of Prostate Cancer
2012-08-17 15:43:18

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There's nothing like good ole' pan fried meat to get your prostate up and running for its life, and as awesome as it would be to grab some fresh bacon and throw it onto a skillet to fry, scientists say you are putting yourself at risk of prostate cancer. University of Southern California researchers found that cooking red meats at high temperatures, especially pan-fried red meats, can increase your risk of the cancer by up to 40...

2012-06-08 23:03:28

Daily helpings of red meat–especially processed red meats like cold cuts and hot dogs–can shorten life. Better choices include fish, poultry, nuts, beans, and other healthy sources of protein. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 New research from the Harvard School of Public Health indicates that daily helpings of red meat–especially processed red meats like cold cuts and hot dogs–can shorten life. If that's the case, what are better choices for getting protein? The...

2012-03-19 02:23:26

BRADFORD, England, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The founder of Predator Nutrition [http://www.predatornutrition.com ], Europe's leading sports supplements retailer and distributor, has questioned the validity of a recent study by Harvard School of Public Health that claims red meat consumption may increase the risk of cancer, heart disease and premature death. Reggie Johal has analysed the research findings, which hit the headlines around the world early this week after...