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(Yet Another) New Study: Reduced Meat Consumption Means Less Chronic Disease, Less Pollution

September 21st, 2012 | by Tanya Sitton

A Cambridge study published earlier this month once again links consumption of red and processed meat to increased rates of chronic disease, including coronary artery disease, diabetes, and colorectal cancer. Researchers also found that reducing meat consumption offers significant environmental benefits, in terms of reduced greenhouse gas emissions. Pass the kale and lentils, please!


A Hot Dog a Day Does Not Keep the Doctor Away

August 3rd, 2011 | by Jeannie Moulton

“A hot dog a day could send you to an early grave,” says PCRM nutrition education director Susan Levin, M.S., R.D. “Processed meats like hot dogs can increase your risk for diabetes, heart disease, and various types of cancer."



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