White meat just as bad for your cholesterol as red meat

Eating red and white meats are equally bad for your cholesterol, according to scientists. A new study from the Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute assigned participants to eat a diet rich in lean cuts of beef, lean cuts of chicken or turkey, or plant proteins, for one month each. The study found that LDL cholesterol levels were higher on both meat diets, compared to the plant protein diet.


We must ditch red meat to save planet, top scientist warns

People need to give up red meat to prevent catastrophic damage to the planet’s climate, a former government chief scientist has told Sky News.

Professor Sir David King, who is setting up a centre for climate repair at the University of Cambridge, said cattle and sheep produce so much greenhouse gas that diets must radically change to stop global warming.

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Stop eating fish. It’s the only way to save the life in our seas

I want to direct you to the 70% of the planet that was sidelined even in the sparse coverage of the new report: the seas. Here, life is collapsing even faster than on land. The main cause, the UN biodiversity report makes clear, is not plastic. It is not pollution, not climate breakdown, not even the acidification of the ocean. It is fishing.

Vegans are the Healthiest and May Outlive Us All, Says Study

Vegans are the Healthiest and May Outlive Us All, Says Study

It’s not exactly news that bypassing meat could prolong your life since past research has linked plant-based diets to a decreased risk of cancer, heart disease, and blood pressure. The latest study, published in The Journal of Nutrition, looked at how various diets impact biomarkers, like antioxidants such as carotenoids. They found that vegans have the most antioxidants in their bodies, presumably because they eat more vegetables and fruit.


Burger King Launches Impossible Whopper

https://youtu.be/N9FED3jkNToBurger King is helping to bring meatless meat into the mainstream.On Monday, the fast-food chain announced that it would begin testing the Impossible Whopper in 59 locations in St. Louis. The move is a partnership with Impossib ...