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2012-03-13 15:36:38

Researchers at Harvard Medical School said that a diet high in red meat may be shortening life expectancy. The study suggests that red meat increased the risk of death from cancer and heart problems in its 120,000 participants. The Harvard researchers said substituting red meat with fish, chicken and nuts lowered the risks. The team analyzed data from 37,698 men between 1986 and 2008, and 83,644 women between 1980 and 2008. They said that adding an extra portion of unprocessed red...

2012-03-12 19:42:52

A new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers has found that red meat consumption is associated with an increased risk of total, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality. The results also showed that substituting other healthy protein sources, such as fish, poultry, nuts, and legumes, was associated with a lower risk of mortality. "Our study adds more evidence to the health risks of eating high amounts of red meat, which has been associated with type 2 diabetes, coronary...

2012-03-12 19:41:35

Eating more red meat appears to be associated with an increased risk of all-cause mortality and death from cardiovascular disease and cancer, but substituting other foods including fish and poultry for red meat is associated with a lower mortality risk, according to a study published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Meat is a major source of protein and fat in many diets and previous studies suggest that eating meat is associated with...

World’s First Lab-Engineered Burger Just Months Away
2012-02-20 14:13:34

A team of privately funded Dutch researchers have reached a benchmark in the science of bioengineering. Using only stem cells, they´ve managed to grow a strip of muscle tissue in a Petri dish with the aim of eventually developing techniques for the mass production of eco-friendly lab-engineered meat. By October of this year, Dr. Mark post of Maastricht University hopes to have world-renowned chef Heston Blumenthal of England´s famous Fat Duck restaurant cook-up the world´s...

2011-12-10 08:00:00

Despite its long history, the Meat Processing industry in China is in a growth stage. Spurred on by modern technology, the industry is changing the way the nation eats meat, with people consuming processed and precooked meat more than ever before. The industry is forecast to grow at an average annual rate of 8.3%, reaching $82.38 billion in 2016, according to IBISWorld, Americaâs largest publisher of industry research. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 10, 2011 Despite its long...

2011-11-30 06:53:26

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Cheeseburgers and hot dogs, it's the American way. But do these foods increase your risk of prostate cancer? According to this study, progressive prostate cancer is more likely when foods like ground beef and processed meats are frequently consumed. The research team, led by John Witte of the University of California, San Francisco, also found that the correlation was primarily driven by red meat that was grilled or barbequed, especially when well done. They...

2011-11-24 11:26:16

Increased consumption of ground beef or processed meat is positively associated with aggressive prostate cancer, according to a study published Nov. 23 in the online journal PLoS ONE. The research team, led by John Witte of University of California, San Francisco, also found that the correlation was primarily driven by red meat that was grilled or barbequed, especially when well done. They suggest that this result, which was determined based on the meat consumption habits of about 1,000...

Are You Ready For A Lab-Grown Hamburger Patty?
2011-11-14 10:17:09

The future of your backyard BBQ may be a bit different from what you are used to if researchers have their way.  Along with a growing global population that has recently passed 7-billion people, comes an ever-growing hunger for meat, which needs inherently inefficient resources to grow, sustain, process and ship those products to the table. Vascular biologist Mark Post, from the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands, hopes to grow animal protein, or cultured meat, burgers or...

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2011-08-11 05:40:00

Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) have found a strong association with eating red meat on a daily basis and type 2 diabetes. The study also shows that substituting healthier proteins from nuts and low-fat dairy decreases the risk. The researchers analyzed questionnaire responses from several studies spanning over twenty years. When combined, the studies had a total of 442,101 participants. 28,228 of these participants developed type 2 diabetes. After adjusting for...

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2011-07-28 09:25:00

One of America's favorite foods, the hot dog, is being labeled by a national medical group as an unhealthy food as dangerous to your health as cigarettes. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine unveiled a billboard at one of America's oldest and most famous racing venues -- The Indianapolis Motor Speedway -- featuring a picture of the iconic meat roll inside a pack of cigarettes emblazoned with a skull and crossbones. The picture comes with a shocking advisory: "Warning: Hot dogs...


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