Meat consumption is not only associated with weight gain, but specifically abdominal obesity, which is the most metabolically concerning.
Waist-to-height ratio may be a better predictor of disease than body mass index.
The findings of the EPIC study linking meat consumption to weight gain can be found in yesterday's video-of-the-day Meat and Weight Gain in the PANACEA Study. The Cattlemen were also vocal in questioning the federal dietary guidelines (see Dietary Guidelines: Corporate Guidance). For more on abdominal fat, see Does Eating Obesity Cause Obesity?, Fill in the Blank,Waistline Slimming Food, Waistline Expanding Food, and Milk Protein vs. Soy Protein. Tomorrow we'll cover the various ways excess body fat can be measured.
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