Grilling and other high-temperature cooking may raise risk of high blood pressure. Among people who routinely eat meat, chicken and fish, those who grill, broil or roast these foods at high temperatures may be more likely to develop high blood pressure. Source 8z.
Meat protein is unhealthy, but protein from nuts and seeds is heart smart. A study has found that meat protein is associated with a sharp increased risk of heart disease while protein from nuts and seeds is beneficial for the human heart. Source 9k.
Allergen in red meat linked to heart disease. A team of researchers says it has linked sensitivity to an allergen in red meat to the buildup of plaque in the arteries of the heart. While high saturated fat levels in red meat have long been known to contribute to heart disease for people in general, the new finding suggests that a subgroup of the population may be at heightened risk for a different reason -- a food allergen. Source 5c.
Meat sensitivity spread by ticks linked to heart disease. Researchers have linked sensitivity to an allergen in red meat -- a sensitivity spread by tick bites -- with a buildup of fatty plaque in the arteries of the heart. This buildup may increase the risk of heart attacks and stroke. Source 7r.
I tried to get rid of meat from my diet, but I failed. I need to find more information about vegetables that can replace meat.
About the slaughter of animals I try not to think about it. I know companies try to get the most out their products that's why they give animals all sorts of substances to make them grow faster.
When I saw the first time the difference between the meat from a chicken grown by my grandmother and the one that came from the store I was shocked - they look nothing alike - but guess which one I chose?! The one that came from the store. I felt so stupid :(
I think I need to stop and let others post their opinions as well.
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