More people are opting for a “social omnivore” lifestyle – could it save the planet, your health and your social life?
A new ‘protein roadmap’ produced by CSIRO reveals foods set to fill fridges by 2030 as health, environmental and ethical concerns push consumers away from meat.
Menus that are three-quarters vegetarian help meat eaters choose more climate-friendly options, a tactic that restaurants could use to help fight climate change.
But the national goal of cutting meat intake by 30% over the next ten years is likely to be missed.
Confused about whether meat is good or bad for you? You’re not alone. Various studies, some of which were funded by the meat industry, have added to the confusion. A noted expert sorts it out.
According to some, meat “grown” in a laboratory would only have advantages: an end to animal abuse, preservation of the environment… But the reality is less idyllic.
Red meat and processed meat seemed to get the all clear in a recent study but not everyone agrees.
The advice is still to limit your red meat intake to a maximum of 500g a week. So why did some headlines tell us otherwise this week?
Australian supermarkets and fast food chains will soon be stocking a homegrown meat alternative that tastes and feels like meat and even sizzles on the barbecue.
Recent reports suggested eating chicken could reduce the risk of breast cancer. In the study, those who ate chicken were at lower risk – when compared to women who ate large quantities of red meat.
Researchers looked at whether it’s better to eat red meat, poultry or plant protein sources for heart health. While a plant-based diet was the clear winner, red meat and white meat scored the same.
There have been an increasing number of reported anti-meat incidents around the world as more consumers second-guess their relationship with animal proteins. How can the meat industry adjust?
Canadians are increasingly invested in their food – where it comes from, how it’s produced, and whether it’s healthy. Here are some predicted food trends for 2018.
Iron deficiency affects more than one in ten Australian women before they reach menopause. Better dietary choices can be part of the solution.
The impacts of red meat production and consumption on human health, animal welfare and the environment are complex.
There has been a drastic reduction in the fat content of red meat in the last 40 years. South African red meat can now be classified as lean.
The World Health Organisation’s report on the increased cancer risk with eating processed and red meat has been met with mixed reactions.
There are several ways scientists can explain risks of cancer and other diseases; some are easier to understand than others.
Meat has health benefits. And good quality meat could also be the solution to the food insecurity problems that plague two-thirds of households in the developing world.
The World Health Organisation has determined that eating processed meat definitely causes cancer, while eating red meat probably does.