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Is the association between red meat and cancer caused by typically searing red meat?

A recently discussed trend in news and medicine is the association between eating greater levels of red meat and incidence of certain types of cancer. Seeing as meat is typically seared, and the ...
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Is fibre an essential nutrient?

Inuits' diet consists almost entirely of meat. As per my understanding, meat does not provide us with fibre and fibre is obtained from plant products only. Do the Inuits suffer from any malnutrition ...
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Is there a health difference between equally lean red meat vs poultry?

I am aware that in general, poultry is preferable to red meat for a healthy diet. What I am not clear about is whether the reason for this is because red meat is much fattier and caloric than poultry ...
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What type of liver is richest in Vitamin D?

My test reports show that my Vitamin D - 25H (Hydroxyvitamin D) is 6.16 ng/ml whereas the normal range is 30 - 100 ng/ml. So, I read a few articles (e.g. medicinenet, patient.info) on the internet ...
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Harmful to eat meat from livestock/animals with high levels of cortisol (stress) hormone?

Is it harmful for humans to eat meat from livestock/animals with high levels of stress hormones? Or does it just change the quality and taste of the meat (and not necessarily harmful for human ...
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Does sausage-making inherently breed and hide bacteria?

If I leave some ground beef in my fridge for more than a day or two, it becomes visibly different, it browns, and just looks less appealing. I've been told that for ground meats it is especially ...
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Are arsenic levels in poultry a health concern?

(While eating some turkey) I recently found out that poultry farmers routinely use a powerful, arsenic-based antibiotic called "Roxarsone" to treat their livestock. Obviously, injecting arsenic into ...
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Is chicken treated with sodium triphosphate classified as processed meat?

I've recently seen the data that suggests processed meat is carcinogenic, but I don't know if what I'm buying is the same thing: http://www.sainsburys.co.uk/shop/gb/groceries/cooked-chicken---turkey/...
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gas/upset stomach from red meat?

So this wasn't formerly a problem for me until quite recently. I've noticed that generally deli meat (roast beef or pastrami) is the typical culprit that does this to me. Symptoms include: foul ...