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  • WHO: Processed meat linked to cancer; red meat is risky too

    10/26/2015 7:30:56 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 70 replies
    San Jose Mercury ^ | 10/26/2015
    It's official: Ham, sausage and other processed meats can lead to colon, stomach and other cancers -- and red meat is probably cancer-causing, too.
  • Influence Game: Meat industry fights new dietary proposal

    03/19/2015 12:56:20 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar. 12, 2015 2:30 AM EDT | Mary Clare Jalonick
    The meat industry is seeing red. Meat companies have tried to rehabilitate an image tarnished in recent years by health and environmental concerns. Now the industry is swiftly and aggressively working to discredit a proposal for new dietary guidelines that recommends people eat less red and processed meat. The proposal last month by a government advisory committee also relegates the health benefits of lean meat to a footnote to the main recommendations. “We’ve been put in a position over the years to almost be apologizing for our product; we’re not going to do that anymore,” said Barry Carpenter, the president...
  • "High protein diet linked to spiked cancer risk akin to smoking 20 cigarettes a day: U.S. study"

    09/01/2014 4:30:03 AM PDT · by Jacob Kell · 115 replies
    National Post ^ | Mar. 5, 2014 | Sarah Knapton
    Eating too much protein could be as dangerous as smoking for middle-aged people, a study has found. Research which tracked thousands of adults for nearly 20 years found that those who eat a diet rich in animal protein are four times more likely to die of cancer than someone with a low-protein diet. The risk is nearly as high as the danger of developing cancer from smoking 20 cigarettes each day. Previous studies have shown a link between cancer and red meat, but it is the first time research has measured the risk of death associated with regularly eating too...
  • There's A Strange Disease That Makes You Allergic To Meat — And It's Spreading

    08/18/2014 7:41:22 PM PDT · by blam · 52 replies
    BI - Popular Science ^ | 8-18-2014 | Loren Grush
    Loren Grush, Popular Science August 18, 2014The Lone Star tick. Mike Abley will always remember the last hamburger he ever ate. It was more than 20 years ago, and he recalls the meat being particularly juicy and delicious. But a few hours after dinner, Abley started itching like mad. He burst into hives, his tongue swelled, and he eventually passed out, prompting his wife to call 911. At the hospital, doctors determined he had gone into anaphylactic shock—a potentially deadly allergic reaction. Fortunately, Abley pulled through, and he later met with an allergist to determine what had caused the terrifying...
  • Louisiana Closer to Making Bible Official State Book After Bill Passes House Committee

    04/14/2014 1:19:15 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 04/14/2014 | Katherine Webber
    The House Committee on Municipal, Parochial and Cultural Affairs voted 8 to 5 to pass the legislation, entitled House Bill 503. The bill's sponsor, Rep. Thomas Carmody (R-Shreveport), argues that the purpose of the bill is not to establish an official religion in the state, but rather to reflect America's history and founding principles as outlined by the country's Founding Fathers. "It's not to the exclusion of anyone else's sacred literature," he told the House committee, according to The Associated Press. Carmody added later: "This is not about establishing an official religion of the state of Louisiana." When one lawmaker...
  • Eating too much red meat could increase the risk of Alzheimer’s…

    08/23/2013 12:56:59 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 11:56 EST, 22 August 2013 | Emma Robertson
    Eating too much red meat could trigger Alzheimer’s, suggests new research. Scientists found that a buildup of iron—abundant in red meat—could cause oxidant damage, to which the brain is particularly vulnerable. Researchers say this could in turn increase the risk of Alzheimer’s. Professor George Bartzokis, of UCLA in the United States, said that more studies have suggested the disease is caused by one of two proteins, one called tau, the other beta-amyloid. …
  • Eggs May Raise Heart Risk Via Gut Bacteria

    04/28/2013 7:53:39 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 51 replies
    Yet another study, by the same US research team, links raised risk of heart attack and stroke to the action of gut bacteria on certain compounds contained in digested food. This time the link is to a compound found in eggs: lecithin. Earlier this month, researchers reported in Nature Medicine how they found L-carnitine, a compound found in red meat and added to energy drinks, can increase heart risk because gut bacteria digest it to produce trimethylamine-N-oxide (TMAO), a metabolite already suspected of helping to clog up arteries.
  • A New Reason Why Red Meat, and Some Energy Drinks, May Be Bad for Our Heart

    04/09/2013 2:35:06 PM PDT · by neverdem · 59 replies
    ScienceNOW ^ | 7 April 2013 | Jennifer Couzin-Frankel
    Our guts are awash in bacteria, and now a new study fingers them as culprits in heart disease. A complicated dance between the microbes and a component of red meat could help explain how the food might cause atherosclerosis. The work also has implications for certain energy drinks and energy supplements, which contain the same nutrient that these bacteria like chasing after. Red meat is considered bad news when it comes to heart health, although studies aren't consistent about how much can hurt and whether it always does. Furthermore, it's not clear which components of meat are doing harm. Various...
  • New culprit for red meat health risks

    04/08/2013 1:49:21 PM PDT · by neverdem · 14 replies
    Chemistry World ^ | 8 April 2013 | Emma Stoye
    Gut bacteria may convert a nutrient found in red meat into a compound that can damage the heartThe link between red meat and poor heart health has traditionally been blamed on cholesterol, but new evidence suggests this isn't the whole story. US researchers found that carnitine, a nutrient found in red meat, is converted into a metabolite that promotes cardiovascular disease by gut bacteria. This may mean that the popular practice of taking carnitine supplements to build muscle is unwise.‘The cholesterol and saturated fat content of red meat is not sufficient to account for increased cardiac risk,’ says lead author...
  • Red meat is blamed for one in 10 early deaths

    03/12/2012 4:48:53 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 60 replies
    Red meat is blamed for one in 10 early deaths The Department of Health was last night urged to review its guidance on red meat after a study found that eating almost half the daily recommended amount can significantly increase the risk of dying early from cancer and heart disease. By Rebecca Smith, Medical Editor 10:00PM GMT 12 Mar 2012 Small quantities of processed meat such as bacon, sausages or salami can increase the likelihood of dying by a fifth, researchers from Harvard School of Medicine found. Eating steak increases the risk of dying by 12%. The study found that...
  • It’s On!… Rep. Allen West Confronts Lying “Vile & Despicable” Leftist Wasserman Schultz

    07/19/2011 8:17:20 PM PDT · by Issaquahking · 152 replies
    GATEWAYPUNDIT ^ | Tuesday, July 19, 2011, 6:21 PM | Jim Hoft
    After Rep. Allen West left the House floor today, lying leftist hack Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz attacked him and lied about the Republican plan. A disgruntled Allen West sent out this response to the vile DNC chair. Via the Politico: From: Z112 West, Allen Sent: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 04:48 PM To: Wasserman Schultz, Debbie Cc: McCarthy, Kevin; Blyth, Jonathan; Pelosi, Nancy; Cantor, Eric Subject: Unprofessional and Inappropriate Sophomoric Behavior from Wasserman-SchultzLook, Debbie, I understand that after I departed the House floor you directed your floor speech comments directly towards me. Let me make myself perfectly clear, you want...
  • Hurrah - eating red meat is good for you! ...

    02/19/2011 10:25:16 AM PST · by EveningStar · 31 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | February 19, 2011 | Jenny Hope
    After years of worrying that tucking into red meat could lead to a heart attack or cancer, you can relax and enjoy the Sunday roast, say researchers. A report demolishes the ‘myths and misconceptions’ about the meat, saying that most people eat healthy amounts which are not linked to greater risk of disease.
  • A Guilt-Free Hamburger

    05/18/2010 7:34:06 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 17 replies · 629+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | May 18, 2010 | Ron Winslow
    ... A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health suggests that the heart risk long associated with red meat comes mostly from processed varieties such as bacon, sausage, hot dogs and cold cuts—and not from steak, hamburgers and other non-processed cuts. The finding is surprising because both types of red meat are high in saturated fat, a substance believed to be partly responsible for the increased risk of heart disease. But the new study raises the possibility that when it comes to meat, at least, the real bad actor may be salt. Processed meats generally have about four...
  • FLAUNT THE AMERICAN FLAG DAY--Nationwide Protest Wednesday, May 12, 2010

    05/09/2010 3:21:46 PM PDT · by kristinn · 219 replies · 11,625+ views
    Sunday, May 9, 2010 | Kristinn
    I am posting this announcement with Jim Thompson's blessing and support.Patriotic Americans all across the nation are being called on to 'flaunt the American flag' on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 by wearing patriotic-themed clothing such as American flag style shirts, blouses, ties or jackets; American flag lapel pins or brooches; and by displaying the American flag at home, on your car or at your desk at work. You can even carry an American flag with you as you make your rounds on Wednesday and really flaunt that flag!This is being done as a show of support for the American families...
  • 12 Guilty Pleasures That Are Actually Good For You

    07/06/2009 11:22:11 PM PDT · by Windflier · 7 replies · 773+ views
    Elle ^ | June 22, 2009 | Jeryl Brunner
    Everything Bad Is Good for You Don’t swear off stress—or chocolate or booze or tanning the natural way—just yet By Jeryl Brunner Turns out, your guilty pleasures (red wine, video games) may not be so guilty after all. And those pesky side effects of being an adult—stress, anyone?—can actually benefit you too. Read on to learn the positives of your seemingly negative habits. http://www.elle.com/Living/Society-Culture/Everything-Bad-Is-Good-for-You
  • Study Links Red Meat to Early Death. R-E-A-L-L-Y? : Global Warming Agenda!

    03/24/2009 8:45:16 AM PDT · by stillafreemind · 53 replies · 1,147+ views
    Associated Content ^ | March 24th, 2009 | Bobby Tall Horse
    Global warming, another study, another agenda. Want the darned livestock to cease to exist in America? Just tell consumers that red meat kills them and that red meat is contributing to global warming. What in the name of Jasper does global warming and red meat's health risk have to do with each other?
  • Study: Lots of red meat increases mortality risk

    03/23/2009 2:51:20 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 91 replies · 1,852+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 3/23/09 | Carla K. Johnson - ap
    CHICAGO – The largest study of its kind finds that older Americans who eat large amounts of red meat and processed meats face a greater risk of death from heart disease and cancer. The federal study of more than half a million men and women bolsters prior evidence of the health risks of diets laden with red meat like hamburger and processed meats like hot dogs, bacon and cold cuts. Calling the increased risk modest, lead author Rashmi Sinha of the National Cancer Institute said the findings support the advice of several health groups to limit red and processed meat...
  • Manuary—a monthlong celebration by men, for men

    01/02/2009 9:26:39 AM PST · by STARWISE · 41 replies · 1,180+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 1-1-09 | Mary Owen
    In December, men gritted their teeth and were nice to their in-laws. They held purses while their women tried on 20 dresses. And they donned a tie for New Year's Eve. And now they are rebelling: It's Manuary. In January, as part of the Manuary movement, men across the country will bypass the razor and grow their beards with abandon. (No trimming allowed!) The truly devoted will boost their red meat and whiskey intake. Chicago resident Bill Housewright, 31, a filmmaker-turned-science teacher, claims he created Manuary in 2005 to get in touch with his "redneck, ex-country past." He grew up...
  • Eating Veggies Shrinks The Brain

    09/15/2008 7:30:36 AM PDT · by Reaganesque · 44 replies · 620+ views
    The Times of India ^ | 9/14/08 | IST Agencies
    MELBOURNE: Scientists have discovered that going veggie could be bad for your brain-with those on a meat-free diet six times more likely to suffer brain shrinkage. Vegans and vegetarians are the most likely to be deficient because the best sources of the vitamin are meat, particularly liver, milk and fish. Vitamin B12 deficiency can also cause anaemia and inflammation of the nervous system. Yeast extracts are one of the few vegetarian foods which provide good levels of the vitamin. The link was discovered by Oxford University scientists who used memory tests, physical checks and brain scans to examine 107 people...
  • Was It Effective Demagoguery, Or Ineffective?

    08/28/2008 9:55:11 PM PDT · by valkyry1 · 58 replies · 606+ views
    Power Line ^ | August 28, 2008 | V.P. Buzz
    Obama outlined, in the vaguest terms possible, countless billions or trillions of new federal spending. How would he pay for it? By "closing corporate loopholes"--like what? The idea that Obama's orgy of spending can be funded by "closing corporate loopholes" is frankly childish. By increasing taxes on the top 5% of taxpayers, i.e., precisely those who are grossly over-taxed already. The top 5% already pay 60% of all federal income taxes. And by "eliminating programs that no longer work." Really? Which ones? No one seriously imagines that Obama--let alone the Democratic Congress!--has any intention of eliminating any significant government programs.
  • Caption Democratic Hopefuls at Harkin Steak Fry

    09/17/2007 12:02:14 PM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 30 replies · 70+ views
    U.S Democratic Presidential candidates Chris Dodd(D-CT) (L) and Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) share a laugh during the 30th annual Harkin Steak Fry in Indianola, Iowa, September 16, 2007. REUTERS/ Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES)
  • “We Are Going to Get Hit Again” (from head of Nat'l Counterterrorism Center

    08/27/2007 10:56:19 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 54 replies · 2,276+ views
    Newsweek/MSNBC ^ | 8-27-07 | Mark Hosenball and Jeffrey Bartholet
    Al Qaeda has an active plot to hit the West. The United States knows about it but doesn’t have enough tactical detail to issue a precise warning or raise the threat level, says Vice Admiral (ret.) John Scott Redd, who heads the government’s National Counterterrorism Center. In an interview at his headquarters near Washington, D.C., Redd told Newsweek’s Mark Hosenball and Jeffrey Bartholet that the country is better prepared than ever to counter such threats. But he also believes another successful terror attack on the U.S. homeland is inevitable. Excerpts: NEWSWEEK: People in various agencies have said that since Tora...
  • Red meat may raise breast cancer risk

    11/13/2006 5:15:03 PM PST · by neverdem · 84 replies · 1,173+ views
    Seattle Post-Intelligencer ^ | November 13, 2006 | CARLA K. JOHNSON AND MARILYNN MARCHIONE
    ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO -- Eating red meat may raise a woman's risk of a common type of breast cancer, and vitamin supplements will do little if anything to protect her heart, two new studies suggest. Women who ate more than 1 1/2 servings of red meat per day were almost twice as likely to develop hormone-related breast cancer as those who ate fewer than three portions per week, one study found. The other - one of the longest and largest tests of whether supplements of various vitamins can prevent heart problems and strokes in high-risk women - found that the...
  • Meat-Eaters Aiding Global Warming?

    04/19/2006 4:24:50 AM PDT · by Millicent_Hornswaggle · 69 replies · 1,035+ views
    www.abcnews.go.com ^ | April 19, 2006 | abcnews
    Your personal impact on global warming may be influenced as much by what you eat as by what you drive. That surprising conclusion comes from a couple of scientists who have taken an unusual look at the production of greenhouse gases from an angle that not many folks have even thought about. Gidon Eshel and Pamela Martin, assistant professors of geophysics at the University of Chicago, have found that our consumption of red meat may be as bad for the planet as it is for our bodies. If you want to help lower greenhouse gas emissions, they conclude in a...
  • Scientists may have found meat link to colon cancer

    02/01/2006 8:45:27 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 68 replies · 1,467+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 2/1/06 | Patricia Healey
    LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists said on Tuesday they may have found a reason why eating too much red meat increases the risk of colorectal cancer. By studying cells from volunteers eating different diets, they discovered that red meat raises levels of compounds in the large bowel, which can alter DNA and increase the likelihood of cancer. "It is the first definite link between red meat and the very first stage in cancer," said Professor Sheila Bingham, of the Medical Research Council Dunn Nutrition Unit in Cambridge, England. In earlier research, Bingham and her team showed there was a strong correlation...
  • ZOT! A Liberal Rates FreeRepublic - It's Not So Bad

    03/19/2005 11:31:39 AM PST · by Progman · 175 replies · 3,347+ views
    You folks would consider me a liberal, and I am not embarrassed at the label. I certainly believe in a safety net for society and helping minorites who otherwise would not be given opportunities. I had heard about FreeRepublic and expected this site to be a sinister plotting device for crazed right wing freaks. It's really not that at all. It is mostly a chatty mix of simplicities and Bush hero worship. It's actually rather timid here, you might even say banal. I guess it's the sort of intellectually challenged place that you would expect from red state denizens who...
  • Gun-toting rock wife aims for Kerry ( Mrs. Nugent goes to Washington)

    05/17/2004 6:16:00 AM PDT · by Trailer Trash · 21 replies · 429+ views
    The Australian ^ | 5-17-2004
      Gun-toting rock wife aims for KerryFrom The Sunday Times17may04 IF you go down to the woods today, make sure you are wearing a bright orange safety vest and hope that Shemane Nugent is not hiding behind a bush with a .38 tucked in her belt and a steel-tipped arrow loaded in her hunting bow. The blonde huntress, who is the wife of rock star Ted Nugent and mother to son Rocco, stormed into Washington last week to introduce the capital's urban elite to a growing political phenomenon: gals who like guns. The ladylike decorum of a Conservative Women's Network...
  • Origin of Liberals and Conservatives

    04/01/2004 5:26:52 AM PST · by libertyhoundusnr · 6 replies · 244+ views
    THE ORIGIN OF LIBERALS AND CONSERVATIVES The division of the human family into its two distinct branches occurred some 10,000 years ago, a few hundred years after the flood, when human beings coexisted as members of small bands of nomadic hunter/gatherers. In the pivotal event of societal evolution, beer was invented. This epochal innovation was both the foundation of modern civilization and the occasion of the great bifurcation of humanity into its two distinct subgroups: Liberals and Conservatives. Once beer was discovered, it required a reliable source of grain, and that was the beginning of agriculture. Neither the glass bottle...
  • SF Chronicle : Shooting with dart guns would revolutionize big-game hunting

    03/14/2004 8:41:02 AM PST · by Trailer Trash · 77 replies · 634+ views
    sfgate.com ^ | 3-14-2004 | Tom Stienstra
    <p>The world's oldest and now most controversial sport -- big-game hunting -- could be transformed into a provocative quest acceptable to most anyone if a new sport were created: catch-and-release hunting.</p> <p>Imagine the thrill of tracking, spotting, stalking and hunting the world's greatest game animals at close range in Africa -- lion, Cape buffalo, leopard, elephant and rhinoceros -- without killing any of them.</p>
  • STRAIGHT EYE FOR THE QUEER GUY - A fun fashion forum celebrating mullets, WD-40, etc.

    08/04/2003 7:29:58 PM PDT · by Chancellor Palpatine · 48 replies · 1,666+ views
    In an effort to be inclusive, this thread is for nonmetrosexual males (and likeminded women) to advise queer guys on their outfits, decor, vehicles, hairstyles, homes and hobbies. I've outfitted the thread with keywords toward this end.Enjoy.
  • WHAT THIS WAR IS NOT ABOUT (Barf-a-rama: serious chunkange)

    01/03/2003 9:30:10 AM PST · by section9 · 11 replies · 377+ views
    The Globe And Mail ^ | January 3rd, 2003 | Rick Salutin
    What this war is not about By RICK SALUTIN Friday, January 3, 2003 – Page A13 Four things the coming war against Iraq is not about: It is not about terror. Proof A: No connection has ever been shown between Iraq and al-Qaeda; in fact, there is long enmity between their leaders. Proof B: U.S. leaders have clearly used Sept. 11 as a pretext to attack Iraq. Bob Woodward says in his new book that Donald Rumsfeld was already calling for Iraq's inclusion in the war on terror on "the day after"; national security adviser Condoleezza Rice told The New...
  • Gore: Bush's Iraq war push makes world more dangerous

    09/23/2002 2:03:47 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 102 replies · 746+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 9-23-02 | IAN STEWART
    <p>SAN FRANCISCO (AP) --  Al Gore harshly criticized President Bush's push for war against Iraq, saying Monday that it weakens America's effort to combat terrorism and forever could damage the nation's standing in the world.</p> <p>"After Sept. 11, we had enormous sympathy, goodwill and support around the world," Gore said. "We've squandered that, and in one year we've replaced that with fear, anxiety and uncertainty, not at what the terrorists are going to do but at what we are going to do."</p>