Health

Investors' appetites whetted by alternative proteins

Cell-cultured meat, plant-based foie gras, algae milk and seaweed caviar are just some of the increasingly sophisticated alternative protein options flooding the market—and whetting investors' appetites.

Health

Meat consumption is changing but it's not because of vegans

Meat consumption in North America is changing. Product developers and policy-makers need to understand the reasons for that change. It's tempting to attribute the decrease in meat consumption to a rise in vegetarianism and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Chronic wasting disease found in deer in 24 states

(HealthDay)—Chronic wasting disease has been found in wild deer, elk, and moose in 24 states, and hunters should avoid handling or eating potentially infected meat, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned.

Health

Update dietary guidelines for a healthier you

(HealthDay)—Every five years, the U.S. government updates its dietary guidelines based in part on new research, but always with the goal of disease prevention.

Health

So you went vegan in January – now what?

Many people will have had their fill of cheese, chocolate and meat over Christmas and have felt much more energised after going vegan in January (an event known as Veganuary). This invigorating feeling is largely due to the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Meat beefs up men's sexual motivation, study suggests

Men looking to beef up their love life are drawn to eating meat because they believe it makes them appear more desirable to the opposite sex, according to a new international study.

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Meat

Meat is animal flesh that is used as food. Most often, this means the skeletal muscle and associated fat, but it may also describe other edible tissues such as organs, livers, skin, brains, bone marrow, kidneys, or lungs. The word meat is also used by the meat packing industry in a more restrictive sense—the flesh of mammalian species (pigs, cattle, etc.) raised and prepared for human consumption, to the exclusion of fish and poultry.

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