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May 19, 2014
Tick Bites, Meat Allergies, and Chronic Urticaria
The rising incidence of tick-bite induced meat allergies may account for cases of previously unexplained (“idiopathic”) persistent hives among children.
January 6, 2014
Bacon, Eggs, and Gestational Diabetes During Pregnancy
Eating meat or eggs before pregnancy may increase the risk of gestational diabetes.
October 9, 2013
BOLD Indeed: Beef Lowers Cholesterol?
The beef industry designed a study to show that a diet containing beef was able to lower cholesterol if one cuts out enough poultry, pork, fish, and cheese to halve one’s total saturated fat
February 1, 2013
Meat Fumes: Dietary Secondhand Smoke
The polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the vapors released from cooking meat may be hazardous for fetal development and increase the risk of cancer.
January 30, 2013
Prolonged Liver Function Enhancement From Broccoli
The boost in detoxifying enzymes triggered by cruciferous vegetable consumption may last for weeks!
January 28, 2013
Cancer, Interrupted: Garlic & Flavonoids
Garlic and flavonoid phytonutrients found in fruits, vegetables, greens, and grains appear to protect against DNA damage induced by mutagenic chemicals found in cooked meat.
January 25, 2013
Cancer, Interrupted: Green Tea
Using the cooked meat carcinogen PhIP to turn normal breast cells cancerous, researchers explore the use of green tea to interrupt this malignant transformation.
January 21, 2013
Reducing Cancer Risk In Meateaters
Those who eat meat risk food poisoning from undercooked meat, but also exposure to cooked meat carcinogens in well-cooked meat. By boiling meat, non-vegetarians can mediate their risk of both.
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