New Study: White Meat as Bad for Cholesterol as Red Meat; Plant-Based Diet Best for Health

Lindsey Morris, explains a debunked widespread assumption: that white meat, such as chicken and turkey, is better for cholesterol than red, such as beef and pork. In fact, researchers found no difference in the way both meat types raised blood cholesterol levels. Additionally, total cholesterol increases were similar whether participants consumed a diet high or low in saturated fats.

New Studies: Highly Processed Foods Linked to Increased Disease and Mortality Risks

Ultra-processed foods aren’t just bad for your waistline they may contribute to an increased risk of disease and mortality.Studies report we get more than half our calories from ultra-processed foods, such as packaged snacks, soft drinks, and other non-food ingredients. Lindsey Morris gives us the skinny on processed foods, how to steer your grocery cart away from packaged goods, and load up on real foods such as fruits, veggies, and whole grains instead.

“Are Eggs Good for Me?” New Study in JAMA

Michelle McMacken, MD shares the bottom line: We have no biological requirement to consume cholesterol or eggs; indeed, this large study (among others) suggests that we are better off when we avoid them. Our bodies can make all the cholesterol we need, and we can get other nutrients found in eggs from healthier sources.

Oil-Free Sautéing with Chef Del Sroufe

Versatile chefs can increase the profits of their restaurants while improving the quality of their customers lives. The new market wants food grown, not born. WFPB ORG’s team of chef experts will help ensure your recipes or entire menu are a complete success!

Why Oil-Free?

Naked Food’s rule of thumb is that highly concentrated fat is not healthy, whether it comes from a plant or another source. Foods rich in monounsaturated fats like olive oil may be better than foods full of saturated and trans fats, but just because something is “better” does not mean it is good. “Better” cigarettes still promote lung cancer. “Better” monounsaturated fats still lead to diseased arteries.

FOODS FOR CANCER PREVENTION

A cancer-prevention diet is one that is high in fiber, low in fat (especially animal fat), and includes generous portions of fruits and vegetables. It also minimizes or excludes alcohol. It has higher blood levels of beta-carotene, more vitamin C, indoles, and fiber. Dr. Neil Barnard, MD shares his wellness guide for foods for cancer prevention.