meat consumption

Adopt ‘Meatless Mondays’, urges Humane Society International


September 12th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Humane Society International (HSI) Wednesday urged global leaders to adopt 'Meatless Mondays' - an international movement to reduce meat consumption and incorporate meatless options one ... Read more...

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Cutting down on red meat lowers heart disease, diabetes


September 11th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Minimising the consumption of red and processed meat would not only lower the incidence of heart disease, diabetes, and bowel cancer by three to 12 percent, ... Read more...

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PETA offers to help Kingfisher Airlines through new ads (With Images)


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) In an interesting offer, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has written to Kingfisher Airlines chairman Vijay Mallya, stating that they could help ... Read more...

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Slashing meat intake vital for curbing emissions


April 16th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Per capita meat consumption need to be halved by 2050 in the developed world if the emission of nitrous oxide (N2O), one of the most important ... Read more...

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Red meat combats depression among women


March 21st, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 21 (IANS) Despite bad publicity, eating red meat in moderation actually combats depression and anxiety among women, a study reveals.Felice Jacka, associate professor from Deakin's University Barwon Psychiatric ... Read more...

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5,000 tonnes of meat consumed a day in Kerala


September 4th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 4 (IANS) Kerala - which leads the country in several indicators including literacy - is also the highest consumer of meat with a daily requirement of over 5,000 ... Read more...

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Cut red meat to lower cancer risk


February 26th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): Health experts have said that eating more than 3 slices of ham a day really does increase bowel cancer risk. The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN), published recommendations ... Read more...

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Five burgers a week ups cancer risk


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Britons will be urged to eat not more than 70g of red meat per day that is equivalent to eating to four gourmet beef burgers to decrease the ... Read more...

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Eat less red meat to reduce cancer risk, scientists warn


February 20th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): British people will be urged to reduce their consumption of red meat to decrease the risk of cancer, following official advice from the Government scientists.Under recommendations to be ... Read more...

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Eating red meat may be good for you


February 19th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 19 (ANI): Previous studies have linked red meat to an increased risk of having a heart attack or cancer, but a new report has demolished the 'myths and misconceptions' surrounding ... Read more...

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Eat meat, save the planet: Former Brit Vegan


September 20th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.20 (ANI): An eco-warrior who lives on a 'sustainable living' commune and spent six years as a vegetarian has written a book that says Britons should continue to eat some ... Read more...

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Study: Red meat raises the risk of breast cancer


August 23rd, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have said in a new study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine that red meat is associated with cancer. There is an ... Read more...

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Australia approves horse meat consumption


July 9th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 9 (IANS) Australians will be able to consume horse meat for the first time after the authorities gave their approval for slaughtering the animals. Horse meat is consumed around the world, ... Read more...

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Gwyneth Paltrow calls for reduction in oil use


July 2nd, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 02 (ANI): American actress Gwyneth Paltrow is inspiring people to become more eco-friendly following the Gulf Coast oil spill.Paltrow is angry with the thousands of gallons of crude that spewed ... Read more...

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High meat consumption ‘linked to early periods’


June 11th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): A new study by UK scientists suggests that girls who eat a lot of meat during childhood tend to start their periods earlier than others.As part of ... Read more...

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Eating salami, sausages ups heart disease, diabetes risk


May 18th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Eating processed meats like salami, sausages and hot dogs is likely to up heart disease and diabetes risk, says a new study. Processed meat is defined as any meat ... Read more...

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‘Sausage not steak’ raises risk of heart disease


May 18th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Eating processed meat such as sausages raises the likelihood of heart disease, while red meat does not seem to be as harmful, researchers from the Harvard School of ... Read more...

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Eat like the Greeks to boost your brainpower


April 27th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): People who eat a classic Mediterranean diet rich in vegetables, fruits, olive oil, cereals and fish improve their brainpower, says an ongoing prospective study.Called the Chicago Health and ... Read more...

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Well-cooked meat may increase bladder cancer risk


April 20th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Frequently eating meat, especially the one which is well done or cooked at high temperatures, may increase your chances of developing bladder cancer, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

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Cutting red meat consumption can prevent cancer, heart attacks, global warming


September 1st, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): By cutting the production and consumption of red meat, it is possible to act against climate change, reduce cardiovascular and cancer deaths, say experts.Experts at the World Cancer ... Read more...

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Manure major contributor to rising nitrous oxide levels in atmosphere


August 31st, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, August 31 (ANI): A new study has found manure is the major contributor to rising nitrous oxide levels since the beginning of last century.According to a report by ABC Science, the ... Read more...

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Healthy lifestyle habits ‘cut chronic disease risk’


August 11th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Four healthy lifestyle factors-never smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly and following a healthy diet-can help keep the most common and deadly chronic diseases at bay, says ... Read more...

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Karnataka misses pork delicacies in time of swine flu


May 5th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) It is said that a trip to Karnataka's picturesque hill district of Kodagu is incomplete if you don't sample the mouth watering pandi curry, a traditional pork dish. ... Read more...

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Macca urges Anderson to promote vegetarianism


April 29th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): Legendary singer Sir Paul McCartney has written an open letter to actress Pamela Anderson urging her to promote vegetarianism.The ex-Beatle, who himself is a strong animal rights ... Read more...

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Bitter melon can help battle malnutrition and disease


April 14th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 14 (ANI): Bitter melon may not seem a very appetising name, but experts say that this vegetable may help protect the world's population from malnutrition and disease.Dr. Dyno Keatinge, the ... Read more...

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Germans told to stop eating meat-heavy diet to help the planet


January 23rd, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): German officials have told their countrymen to avoid their traditional meat-heavy diet of schnitzel and bratwurst and opt for a lighter Mediterranean diet in order to help ... Read more...

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Britons cut down meat intake over cancer fears


November 27th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): One in 10 people in Britain have tried to cut down their meat intake following fears of developing cancer, according to a new survey.A World Cancer Research ... Read more...

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Wild bonobos also hunt and eat the young of other primate species


October 14th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): A new study has offered the first direct evidence of wild bonobos hunting and eating the young of other primate species, despite their make-love-not-war kind of image.While ... Read more...

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More brickbats than bouquets for Pachauri after meat eating remark


September 9th, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) The observation by Rajendra Pachauri, chair of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), that people should have one meat-free day a week to cut greenhouse gas ... Read more...

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One meat free day can help tackle climate change: Pachauri


September 7th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.7 (ANI): One meat-free day a week can help tackle climate change, claims Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, the chairman of the United Nations Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (UNIPCC). Pachauri, who last ... Read more...

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Indians, Brazilians consumers top greenest citizens survey; US scores least


May 8th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Indian and Brazilian customers have the most environmentally friendly lifestyles, according to a new global survey.American customers scored lowest in the survey from the National Geographic ... Read more...

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Increased meat consumption in India, China driving global food prices: EU


May 6th, 2008 - 10:41 pm ICT by admin
Brussels, May 6 (IANS) The European Union Tuesday joined the debate on the reason for spiralling food prices worldwide, saying India and China were consuming more meat which was driving global food ... Read more...

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Aussie livestock group slams red meat cancer alarm


November 14th, 2007 - 8:17 am ICT by admin
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