By now, you've probably heard that eating meat is bad for you. The World Health Organization made headlines last year when it declared processed meat a "carcinogen" that increases your risk of colon or rectum cancer by 18 percent. But it's not just p
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Estrogenic Cooked Meat Carcinogens: DNA-damaging chemicals formed when meat is cooked stimulate breast cancer cells almost as much as pure estrogen and can infiltrate the ducts where most breast cancers arise.
Egg Industry Caught Making False Claims: "On the basis of concerns from the American Heart Association and consumer groups, the Federal Trade Commission carried out successful legal action—upheld by the Supreme Court—to compel the egg industry to cease and desist from false and misleading advertising that eggs had no harmful effects on health."
Grazing cattle are important for optimal ecosystem functioning: the more densely congregated the animals are and the more frequently they're moved, the better. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2016/01/03/sustainable-meat-production.aspx
Chipotle's and Panera Bread are the only two fast food restaurants that can publicly affirm that majority of the meats served come from antibiotic-free producers. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2015/09/29/fast-food-meat-antibiotics.aspx
How Many Cancers Have Been Caused by Arsenic-Laced Chicken? Arsenic-containing drugs intentionally added to poultry feed to reduce the parasite burden and pinken the meat are apparently converted by cooking into carcinogenic inorganic arsenic compounds. Volume 18, Number 5. Released 11 April 2014.