All posts tagged "meat"

  • In this Jan. 18, 2010 file photo, steaks and other beef products are displayed for sale at a grocery store in McLean, Va. The meat industry is seeing red over the dietary guidelines. The World Health Organization’s cancer agency says Monday Oct.26, 2015 that processed meats such as ham and sausage can lead to colon and other cancers, and red meat is probably cancer-causing as well. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
    UN agency puts processed meats in same danger category as smoking

    PARIS (AP) — Bacon, hot dogs and cold cuts are under fire: The World Health Organization threw its global weight behind years of experts’ warnings and declared Monday that processed meats raise the risk of colon and...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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    We don’t need meat

    Would you ever buy 16 plates of salad, then throw away 15 and only eat one? How about pouring several thousands of gallons of water down the drain every day? It sounds ridiculous, but if you are...

    • Posted May 11, 2015
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  • A shopper takes a look at pork at a retailer. (Korea Times file)
    South Koreans’ meat consumption increases fourfold in 30 years

    South Koreans’ meat consumption has increased fourfold in 30 years, according to a report released by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Monday. As of 2013, the average Korean eats 117 grams of meat —...

    • Posted April 13, 2015
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  • Doctors stress that a balanced diet based on vegetables helps prevent obesity and related diseases. / Korea Times file
    Add more vegetables to your diet

    By Yoon Ja-young Koreans consumed an average of 11.3 kilograms of meat per person in 1980, but annual consumption more than tripled to 38.8 kilograms in 2010. Changes in diet and eating habits, however, mean there has...

    • Posted October 4, 2013
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