Posts in Health Politics

The Environmental Cost of Meat

One of the strongest arguments against meat consumption is its environmental effects: Global demand for meat has multiplied in recent years, encouraged by growing affluence and nourished by the proliferation of huge, confined

But Cavemen Only Lived to 30, Didn't They?

One of the biggest criticisms people have of the way I eat (carnivorous paleo, i.e. caveman food) is that just because we evolved eating a particular way doesn’t mean those foods

No Connection Between Steak and Heart Disease

A Harvard meta-analysis found that consumption of red meat has no correlation to heart disease or diabetes. Interestingly, they found an increased risk from consumption of processed meat (such as bacon and sausage)

Fruit, Vegetables, and Cancer

A recent study in Europe confirmed mounting evidence that 5-a-day is largely a myth when it comes to preventing cancer. "The findings…add further evidencethat a broad effort to increase consumption of fruits