Undefined and increasingly under fire for allegedly delivering low nutrition but high calories, so-called ultra-processed food could be under the microscope during the next review of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, slated for publication in 2025.
Red meat, which already has a bad reputation for its association with elevated risk of some cancers and other diseases, may have earned another demerit based on new research that links frequent consumption to high levels of a chemical associated with...
If the evidence that predominantly plant-based diets are better for human health is growing, the evidence that they are better for the planet is compelling, delegates at the 7th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition (ICVN) were told.
Regular consumption of processed meat products does cause cancer, according to a new World Health Organisation (WHO) report that puts prepared and cured meat products on its list of cancer-causing substances.
The US’ National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NBCA) has called the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s Report inconsistent, and said that in its present form it would offer conflicting dietary advice.
A new study on the links between red meat and cancer risk, in mice, has found that the role of a sugar molecule – Neu5Gc – could hold some answers, however researchers have admitted that proof of the link in humans will be harder to achieve.
A new report from the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) recommends limiting red meat consumption and completely avoiding processed meats, and 'confirms' that red and processed meats increase risk of bowel cancer.