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Red Meat

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To Poach, Sauté, or Microwave? That Is the Question.
Read on to learn what the evidence says about various cooking methods, including which retain the most nutrients and which cause the most inflammation.
Cooking and inflammation
RHR: The Impacts and Ethics of Eating Meat — with Diana Rodgers
It seems like almost every week there is a new article published documenting the negative environmental or ethical implications of consuming animal foods. But there are a lot of inaccuracies and misconceptions on this topic...
Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
Red Meat & Cancer—Again! Will It Ever Stop?
The media and blogosphere are abuzz with the latest report from the WHO, which classified cured and processed meats as carcinogens and put them in the same category as asbestos, alcohol, arsenic, and tobacco. But...
RHR: Are Vegetarian Diets Better for the Microbiome?
It is true that some studies show vegetarian diets are better for the microbiome and eating meat is associated with unfavorable changes in the microbiome. The issue with most of this kind of research is...
Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
RHR: Heart Attacks and Red Meat—Correlation or Causation?
People who eat red meat are engaging in unhealthy behaviors that have led to their gut flora being screwed up in the first place. Those could include eating fewer fruits and vegetables, eating less soluble...
Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
Does Eating Red Meat Increase the Risk of Diabetes?
No matter how often I write articles defending the place of red meat in a healthy diet, there are always people who get bent out of shape whenever a new study is published with a...