SIGH, YET ANOTHER MEAT-CAUSES-CANCER SCARE

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The anti-meat activists are having a heyday with the new study from the World Health Organization that states unequivocally that, hot dogs, bacon, and other processed meats cause cancer. I’m sure you have seen it everywhere, even though the study has not even been officially released! Here is a link to the story in yesterday’s Washington Post if you need a refresher:…

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR IN RESPONSE TO “RED MEAT IS BAD FOR YOU”

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Below is a letter to the editor that I sent to the Seattle Times. I had to cut it down to 200 words, but I thought you might like to see the original. Response to: “Study: All red meat is bad for you, increases death risk.” News, March 13 and “Food News Can Cause Indigestion,” March 19, 2012. I was saddened to…

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HARVARD STUDY IMPLICATES SALT AND NITRITES, EXONERATES RED MEAT

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A new study published in the journal Circulation says that red meat is not the cause of heart disease and diabetes. Lead author of the study, Renata Micha, of the Harvard School of Public Health, said, “Although most dietary guidelines recommend reducing meat consumption, prior individual studies have shown mixed results for relationships between meat consumption and cardiovascular diseases and…

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