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Headline Whiplash: Red meat is good for you now?
Five new reviews looked at the evidence on red and processed meat consumption. The results caused quite a stir, as they seemed to contradict the recommendations of many dietary guidelines. We break down the evidence and what it means for you.
Do muscle building supplements cause testicular cancer?
There is no evidence that muscle building supplements (MBS) can cause testicular cancer.
Scientists found that red meat causes cancer ... or did they?
A short summary paper was trumpeted as evidence that red meat causes cancer. We analyzed the entire paper.
Are nitrates from beetroot and processed meats the same thing?
Although the food products they are gained via differ widely, the nitrates contained in processed meats and vegetables are the same molecules
The science behind munchies: cannabis and your appetite
Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a cannabinoid in cannabis, can bind the cannabinoid receptor type 1 (CB1) and thus promote overeating and weight gain. This effect, detrimental to most people, can prove beneficial under certain medical conditions, such as cancer and HIV-associated wasting syndrome.
How can I make red meat healthier?
Marinade it before cooking and don't burn the heck out of it
Can creatine cause cancer?
There is no evidence that creatine can cause cancer or has any link to cancer.
Is processed meat bad for me?
Processed meat products are associated with cancer and mortality in survey research, but to a small degree. They are likely unhealthy, technically speaking, but the increase in mortality/cancer is overblown.
Does red meat cause cancer?
You may have read the headlines that red meat causes cancer. We investigated the actual science.
Can you be Healthy and Obese?
Not optimally healthy when morbidly obese, but health parameters could be improved (to a degree) independent of weight loss with further benefits inducing weight loss