Cause For Red Meat’s Link To Cancer Finally Isolated, Effect Seen As An Immune Response

Cause For Red Meat’s Link To Cancer Finally Isolated, Effect Seen As An Immune Response
Cancer And The Link To Red Meat: New Evidence Shows It Is Akin To An Immune Response We’ve long known about cancer and its link to red meat consumption. We’ve had decades of knowing this information, with medical professionals urging people to cut down on the amount of red meat they eat at a sitting, or to limit the number of times per week they eat it.… Read the rest

Cutting Meat Eating In China: Officials Face Uphill Battle In Convincing Citizens To Reduce Meat Consumption By Half

Cutting Meat Eating In China: Officials Face Uphill Battle In Convincing Citizens To Reduce Meat Consumption By Half
Convincing the Chinese To Cut Meat Consumption By Half May Prove To Be A Challenge For Government Seeking To Improve Health Of Citizenry Seeking to improve the health of its citizenry, the government of China has announced a new initiative aimed at encouraging people to eat less meat. The government has set a goal of 50 percent reduction in meat consumption in a country that consumes 28 percent of all the world’s meat, including half of the pork.… Read the rest

We need to change the way we think about meat–before it’s too late

We need to change the way we think about meat–before it’s too late
Addiction to meat may be more of a global threat than addiction to oil Does anybody remember Al Gore? That champion of the earth who stood up to heaps of ridicule that far outstripped what he deserved for his somewhat snooty, somewhat clueless ivory tower ways? Yes, he was the presidential candidate who was pounced upon for saying he invented the internet (despite the demonstrable fact that he never said that, and despite much more incendiary and outrageous claims coming down the pike every day this time around.) But more importantly Al Gore made a little film called “An Inconvenient Truth” shortly after writing a little book of the same name.… Read the rest

Are We (M)eating Ourselves Out of House and Home Through Factory Animal Agriculture?

Are We (M)eating Ourselves Out of House and Home Through Factory Animal Agriculture?
Addiction is an ugly thing.  It is insidious, starting with the promise of something pleasurable, if dangerous, a promose that quickly spirals out of control until its truly destructive nature is on stark display. But even when the “needle and the damage done” are apparent to everyone else, the addict him or herself often can’t see it. We know that can be due to changes in the Pre Frontal Cortex where self assessment resides.… Read the rest