Eat Less Red Meat, Scientists Said.

From the New York Times:

"Eat Less Red Meat, Scientists Said. Now Some Believe That Was Bad Advice.

The evidence is too weak to justify telling individuals to eat less beef and pork, according to new research. The findings “erode public trust,” critics said.

Public health officials for years have urged Americans to limit consumption of red meat and processed meats because of concerns that these foods are linked to heart disease, cancer and other ills.

But on Monday, in a remarkable turnabout, an international collaboration of researchers produced a series of analyses concluding that the advice, a bedrock of almost all dietary guidelines, is not backed by good scientific evidence.

If there are health benefits from eating less beef and pork, they are small, the researchers concluded. Indeed, the advantages are so faint that they can be discerned only when looking at large populations, the scientists said, and are not sufficient to tell individuals to change their meat-eating habits."

Say what?! Please read this article. Mainstream media is usually slow to acknowledge information that may be contrary to the conventional ways of thinking, and many real food nutritionists have been promoting a diet consisting of red meat consumption (from humanely raised animals) for years now. It is exciting to see this trend reversing, and it will be interesting to see how the pharmaceutical industry and the diet industry try to combat this in lieu of possibly losing profits.

Tuesday's Training:


3 x AMRAP 4:

15 Burpee Box Jump Overs (24/20)

21 Power Cleans

27/21 Cal Row

Rest 4 Minutes Between Rounds

Round 1: 135/95

Round 2: 115/85

Round 3: 95/65