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Developing Countries Have The Lion's Share Of The World's Obese, Overweight

By | Fri, 01/03/2014 - 13:20

A study found that almost two-thirds of the world's obese and overweight population reside in poorer countries. Researchers blame a global shift in diet that includes more meat, sugar, and fat.

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Global Cancer Rates Show The Ill Effects Of Eating Meat

By | Mon, 12/30/2013 - 14:28

Eating meat and smoking are the top two causes of cancer around the world, according to a study that looked at cancer rates and environmental risk factors in numerous countries.

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$325,000 Burger: Lab Grown Meat Gets Its First Taste Test

By | Mon, 05/13/2013 - 15:42

Within a few weeks, the first hamburger made from lab grown meat will be put between two buns for a taste test.

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Turkey Industry Refutes Consumer Reports Analysis Of Superbugs In Meat

By | Wed, 05/01/2013 - 11:55

The National Turkey Federation Calls the Consumer Reports Study Flawed and Alarmist

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Eating Meat May Boost Risk of Obesity and Contamination

By | Thu, 01/03/2013 - 14:24

There may be a link between antibiotic use in livestock and obesity in the people who eat them.

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Meat-Eaters "Commit Sex Crimes" Says Indian School Textbook

By | Fri, 11/16/2012 - 14:49

Meat-eaters "easily cheat, lie, forget promises and commit sex crimes," an Indian school textbook for 11 and 12-year-olds writes.

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Tick Bites Linked to Surge in Meat Allergies: Can a Tiny Bite Force You to Become Vegetarian?

By | Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:58

Just one from a tiny tick may cause people to develop an allergy to red meat, according to new research.

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Eating Meat Associated With Higher Breast Cancer Risk in White Women

By | Sat, 11/03/2012 - 12:30

White women who eat meat can be at higher risk for breast cancer than black women.

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Vegetarians vs Meat-Lovers: Five Reasons You Should Become a Vegatarian

By | Thu, 10/18/2012 - 18:16

New research revealed vegetarians live a longer life, compared to meat-eaters.

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1.5-Million-Year-Old Child's Skull Reveals Man Needed Meat Far Earlier Than Previously Thought

By | Thu, 10/04/2012 - 14:03

A piece of a child's skull, believed to be 1.5 million years old, offers some of the earliest evidence that early humans were hunters who ate meat regularly, according to scientists.

Several Ill in Canada After Eating Possibly Contaminated Steaks

By | Thu, 09/27/2012 - 09:17

Several people became ill after eating steaks that may contain E. coli bacteria sold at a store in Edmonton, Alberta.

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180,000-Year-Old Mutation Allowed Humans to Become Vegetarians and Move Out of Africa

By | Fri, 09/21/2012 - 12:28

Early humans were able to move from Africa after a single genetic mutation allowed them to become vegetarians, scientists claim.

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Say Goodbye to Red Meat: Cutting Meat Would Reduce Carbon Footprint, Chronic Diseases

By | Tue, 09/11/2012 - 09:46

A new study says that cutting down on red and processed meat would shrink the carbon footprint by about 28 million tons a year plus reduce chronic diseases by 3 to 12 percent in the UK.

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3 Benefits of Eating Meat

By | Fri, 11/19/2010 - 10:43

While the current trend is all about going vegan, the idea of eating meat (thanks to the horror stories about red meat) is rapidly diminishing.