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Women who are vegetarian are more likely to get a hip fracture

According to a research of more than 26,000 middle-aged UK women, vegetarians had a 33% higher risk of hip fracture than habitual meat eaters. Researchers from the University of Leeds examined the risk of hip fracture in occasional meat eaters, pescatarians—those who consume fish but no meat—and vegetarians in comparison to regular meat eaters. Their […]

25% of participants in a research on food safety contaminated salad with raw chicken

Researchers discovered that more than a quarter of study participants contaminated salad with raw poultry, including many who did not wash the poultry, in a study to determine the effect of washing poultry on kitchen contamination. In order to lower the risk of contracting a foodborne illness while preparing meals at home, the study emphasises […]

Animal products are not as sustainable or as healthy as plant-based meat

The study, conducted by psychologists at the University of Bath, concludes that plant-based meat and dairy alternatives ‘offer a healthier and more environmentally sustainable solution which takes into account consumer preferences and behavior.’ A new paper published in Future Foods argues that because these foods are ‘specifically formulated to replicate the taste, texture, and overall […]

Fewer Burgers may translate to healthier Lungs, says researchers

A plant-centric diet in early adulthood was associated with less risk of emphysema in middle age, results of a long-running cohort study indicated. Participants whose diets at enrollment were in the top quintile on the A Priori Diet Quality Score (APDQS) system had 60% lower odds of developing emphysema over 30 years of follow-up versus those with […]

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