Meat

Is red meat bad for you? The evidence is far from clear

Eating red meat may raise the risk of dying from heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s and diabetes, a study in the…

Vegetarians may live longer — but not because they are vegetarian

Vegetarians may live longer, but not necessarily because they have given up meat, according to a study in Preventive Medicine.…

Higher protein intake may help against breast cancer

Women with breast cancer are slightly more likely to survive the disease if they increase their protein intake, according to…

Go flexitarian — it’s the healthy diet of the future

Flexitarianism sounds like just another ludicrous portmanteau invented by millennials, to go alongside masturdating, chairdrobes and sexting. Actually, the concept…

Vegetarians ‘live four years longer’

People who have been vegetarian for a large chunk of their lives live nearly four years longer than meat eaters,…

Barbecued meat ‘will raise your risk of kidney cancer’

Last month the World Health Organisation commissioned a report which suggests that processed meat can cause cancer. Now researchers from…

Butter is not your enemy. Decades of dogma got it wrong about saturated fat

Challenging a medical or scientific paradigm can be seriously bad for your health, as any heretic, from Galileo to John…