meat

Blog entry | Jan 19 2016
A few months ago, a friend of mine invited me to celebrate her birthday at an upscale restaurant. This particular restaurants was known for one dish in particular: pig cheeks. I agreed, mostly because I couldn’t imagine how they would serve this...
Blog entry | Dec 11 2015
Let me take you back to 1980. Pac-Man was king, the Post-It was brand new, and Blondie topped the charts. It was also the debut of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA). Sometimes the more things change, the more they stay the same. The...
Blog entry | Oct 23 2015
Heard lots of panic about the latest IARC (WHO) announcement on red meat? Here's the background you need to put that panic in perspective:   Who is WHO's IARC and what do they have to do with red and processed meat? IARC, the International Agency...
Blog entry | Oct 22 2015
It’s time to put the red light on the misperceptions on red meat. Red meat has tons of nutrition benefits and can be part of a healthful and balanced diet. Here are 3 science-based facts about why red meat can actually benefit your health:   1. Red...
Blog entry | Oct 21 2015
Do you find today’s headlines about diet and nutrition to be endlessly confusing? Are you tired of trying to separate the "bad" foods from the "good" foods? Do your eyes glaze over while reading blogs about gluten-free, raw, vegan diets, only to...
Blog entry | Oct 16 2015
From protein to healthful fats to vitamins and minerals (like iron and vitamin B!), red meat comes with a lot of nutrition benefits. Check out the latest infographic to see how a moderate intake of red meat can beef up your diet. More than 'Meats...
Blog entry | Aug 24 2015
If you’re checking Facebook, watching morning shows, or answering calls from your mom, you’ve probably already seen the latest headline grab from Consumer Reports, claiming that your ground beef is, inevitably, going to kill you. If you remember...
Blog entry | Feb 20 2015
Who doesn’t love a backyard barbecue? This time of year, though,, Americans are more concerned with whiteouts than cookouts. Let’s forget about Old Man Winter for a minute—we’ve spent way too much time dealing with him lately. Let’s thaw out our...
Blog entry | Aug 12 2014
Every parent wants to feed their family safe, nutritious, and healthful foods. If you’ve seen recent news articles on grass-fed versus grain-fed meat, you’re probably left wondering how to choose what’s right to purchase for your house.  The short...
Media | Jul 16 2014
Why are antibiotics used in cows? Could they make human antibiotics less effective? Are farms too crowded? How do antibiotics in animals affect the safety of your food? Get all the answers you need with Dr. Morgan Scott, veterinarian and professor...