Are Beyond Meat Plant-Based Meat Alternatives Healthy?
The SWAP-MEAT study puts Beyond Meat products to the test.
The SWAP-MEAT study puts Beyond Meat products to the test.
If you care about your health so much that it would be unthinkable to light up a cigarette before and after lunch, maybe you should order a bean burrito instead of a meaty one.
Adding a healthy option can actually drive people to make even worse choices, thanks to a mind-blowing glitch of human psychology.
How did the meat industry, government, and cancer organizations respond to the confirmation that processed meat, like bacon, ham, hot dogs, and lunch meat, causes cancer?
Rectal biopsies taken before and after eating meat determine the potentially DNA-damaging dose of heme.
What do clinical studies show about the role of heme in the formation of a class of carcinogenic compounds?
Laboratory models suggest that extreme doses of heme iron may be detrimental, but what about the effects of nutritional doses in humans? A look at heme’s carcinogenic effects.
Is heme just an innocent bystander in the link between meat intake and breast cancer, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure?
Clinical trials on Quorn show that it can improve satiety and help people control cholesterol, blood sugar, and insulin levels.
What are the effects of plant-based meats on premature puberty, childhood obesity, and hip fracture risk?
What are the different impacts of plant protein versus animal protein, and do the benefits of plant proteins translate to plant protein isolates?
What happens when you compare the trans fats, saturated fat, sodium, and cholesterol levels in plant-based versus animal-based burgers?
Environmental assessment of 50 different plant-based meats show them to be vastly more sustainable.
What is the relationship between stroke risk and dairy, eggs, meat, and soda?
Healthier plant-based diets compared to unhealthy plant foods and animal foods on diabetes risk.
What does the best available balance of evidence say right now about what to eat and what to avoid to reduce your risk of cancer?
Poultry is the most common cause of serious food-poisoning outbreaks, followed by fish, then beef. But aren’t people more likely to order their burgers rarer than their chicken sandwiches? The primary location where outbreaks occur is the home, not restaurants.
High-fat plant foods—avocados, peanuts, and walnuts—and olive oil are put to the test.
After the trans fat oil ban, the only remaining major sources of trans fat will be from meat and dairy.
Polyomaviruses discovered in meat can survive cooking and pasteurization.
Interventional studies support the population data that animal protein consumption appears to markedly increase the risk of kidney stones.
The negative impact of red meat on our cholesterol profile may be similar to that of white meat.
Extraordinary results reported in a rare example of a double-blinded, placebo-controlled, randomized trial of a dietary intervention (flaxseeds) to combat one of our leading killers, high blood pressure.
The deleterious effects of a Paleolithic diet appear to undermine the positive effects of a Crossfit-based high-intensity circuit training exercise program.
Using the tobacco industry playbook, food companies have been caught trying to undermine public health policies by manipulating the scientific process.
How can we protect our tooth enamel from the erosive natural acids found in sour foods and beverages?
Dr. Greger has scoured the world’s scholarly literature on clinical nutrition and developed this new presentation based on the latest in cutting-edge research exploring the role diet may play in preventing, arresting, and even reversing some of our leading causes of death and disability.
Those eating calorie-dense diets may have a reduced capacity to enjoy all of life’s pleasures by deadening dopamine pathways in the brain.
The decades-old dogma that the acid-forming quality of animal protein leads to bone loss has been called into question.
About half of America’s trans fat intake now comes from animal products.
Two theories about the buildup of subcutaneous fat, involving the chemical spermine and the hormone adiponectin, suggest a plant-based diet may help with cellulite.
An evolutionary argument for a plant-based diet is presented, in contrast to “Paleo” fad diets.
In one of the largest nutrition studies ever, total meat consumption was significantly associated with weight gain in men and women—and the link remained even after controlling for calories.
Death in America is largely a foodborne illness. Focusing on studies published just over the last year in peer-reviewed scientific medical journals, Dr. Greger offers practical advice on how best to feed ourselves and our families to prevent, treat, and even reverse many of the top 15 killers in the United States.
The high bacteria load in raw or cooked animal foods and fermented foods may trigger an endotoxemic surge of inflammation, which may be exacerbated by the presence of saturated animal fat.
In a national survey, fewer than half of the participants realized meat contaminated with fecal food-poisoning bacteria, such as Salmonella, can still legally be sold. Rather than producing safe products, the meat industry shifts the responsibility for safety onto the consumer.
Dietary interventions, including increasing fruit and vegetable intake and decreasing meat intake, may not only help slow the progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, but may actually improve lung function.
Breast cancer survivors may reduce their chances of survival if they eat too much saturated fat, found primarily in the American diet in cheese, chicken, and junk food.
Frying bacon outdoors decreases the concentration of airborne nitrosamine carcinogens.
500 foods were tested for advanced glycation end products (AGEs).