Category Archives: Red meat

Red Meat, Fish or Fowl?

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Red Meat Versus Plants For Iron

Red Meat Versus Plants For Iron

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On The Fat Content Of Meat

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Meat and Potatoes: Associated with Poor Cognitive Function

A recent study observed an association between consumption of meat, potatoes, gravy and butter with poor cognitive function. The study that was performed on subjects in the United Kingdom, included just under 2000 elderly individuals, and the data on the … Continue reading

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A High Protein Diet? What Do You Mean?

As I have previously discussed, ‘high fat diets’ is a meaningless term unless some degree of detail is provided to add some qualification to the statement. Dietary fats, actually dietary lipids, are a heterogeneous group of compounds which when consumed … Continue reading

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Diet Quality and Breast Cancer

The quality of the diet can be defined by the foods it contains. Generally those diets containing refined carbohydrates, processed meats, preservatives and additives, as well as large quantities of modified fats, whilst absent of essential nutrients, fibre and antioxidants, … Continue reading

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Foods Associated With Weight Changes

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Resveratrol Has Insulin-Like Effects

Ethanol is thought to have particular metabolic effects that induce the oxidation of fatty acids. This may include stimulation of MEOS (microsomal enzyme oxidising system) in the liver. While chronic intakes of ethanol are detrimental to the liver because they … Continue reading

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Which Foods Make Us Fat?

Increasingly it is being evidenced that low quality foods are the cause of weight gain. High quality foods can be eaten ad libitum without changes in body weight, but lower quality foods do not share this property. When low quality … Continue reading

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Why Do The Essential Fatty Acids Prevent Insulin Resistance?

There are two essential fatty acids in human nutrition and both are polyunsaturated fats formed in plants. Alpha linolenic (ALA, C18:3 (n-3)) is fatty acid belonging to the omega 3 family of fatty acid and linoleic acid (LA, C18:2 (n-6)) … Continue reading

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