Alzheimer’s Linked To Diets High in Animal Products

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Alzheimer’s linked to diets high in animal products, says new study A recent study found that the heavy consumption of meat and other animal products, typically found in Western diets, raises the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. The study, published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, explains that meat consumption has the strongest link …

New Dietary Guidelines: Big Ag Lobby Overpowers Science

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The new U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans are officially out — and health experts aren’t happy. Despite overwhelming evidence that heavy meat consumption contributes to heart disease, premature death, and cancer, the guidelines are conspicuously quiet about cutting back consumption. Sadly, these rules impact school meal programs, public nutrition efforts, and even food labels — so they influence the health of millions of Americans. Many leading …

UK Pork Sales Plummet After WHO Report Links Bacon to Cancer

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The powers that be say pork is dangerous — and people across the pond are listening. Since the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that processed meats like bacon and hot dogs cause cancer — sales have dropped significantly in the U.K., reports The Guardian. “Supermarkets across the UK reported a £3m drop in sales of sausages and bacon in the two weeks …