Red Meat

New Study Shows Heart Benefits of L-Carnitine

…and hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis). Nearly every news report featured photos of red meat with headlines proclaiming the saturated fat in red meat is innocent—and the L-carnitine in red meat is causing heart attacks. The study said the culprit is trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO), a waste…

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Is Red Meat Safe?

…cholesterol in red meat isn’t what makes red meat a cardiovascular risk—but rather it’s the L-carnitine in red meat that’s troublesome. Dr. Sinatra's Thoughts on the Red Meat Study First off, I’ve been saying the same thing for years—that the cholesterol and fat in red meat aren’t the real…

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10 Cancer-Prevention Tips That Can Save Your Life

…carcinogens as much as possible, and that includes eating little or no red meat. Research indicates that just one serving of red meat per day is associated with a 50 percent increase in prostate and colorectal cancer risk. If you do eat red meat on a regular basis go organic and range fed or grass fed as much…

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Heart-Healthy Secrets for Safe Grilling

…Add the Right Mix-Ins to Your Meat: Research shows that adding tart cherries, red grapes, or plums (all good sources of pigmented antioxidants) to hamburger meat can cut HCA formation by 94%. * Grill Chicken Bone Side Down: This tip ensures that the bone, not the meat, absorbs a lot of the heat from…

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The Antioxidant Benefits of Alpha Lipoic Acid

…source of lipoic acid is red meat, which often contains high levels of saturated fats, hormones, pesticides and radiation. If you have high triglyceride levels, need to lower your LDL cholesterol levels, have poor circulation, or other heart health risks, you should eat red meat in moderation. As a result…

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5 Heart Healthy Grilling Tips

…Heart Healthy Grilling Tips 1. Select your meats carefully. Some of the best heart-healthy grilling choices are beef, grass-fed buffalo, and bison. Instead of buying hamburger meat, I have the butcher grind up free range, top round steak into burger meat. 2. Look for 90-95% lean on the label. Before…

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Improper Grilling Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

…production of COPs by more than 60 percent. Plus, additional research also shows that adding tart cherries, red grapes, or plums (all good sources of pigmented antioxidants) to hamburger meat can cut HCA formation by 94 percent. While it’s easy enough to mix some soy sauce or a handful of crushed cherries…

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How To Avoid Age Spots and Sun Damage to Skin

meat, sugar and dairy products appears to be most detrimental to sun damage to skin. These are the same foods that starve your heart of key nutrients and put it at risk. The worst nutritional offenders in terms of premature aging are cakes and pastries, cordials, full fat milk, potatoes, red meat and…

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Reducing Inflammation is the Secret to Weight Loss

…peppers and curry; wild-caught fish; lean cuts of red meat such as pork, beef and buffalo; olive oil. * Eat in Moderation: whole grains, beans, tropical fruits, poultry, eggs, nuts and seeds, white potatoes, cheeses. * Limit or Avoid: organ meats; veal; high-fat dairy; farmed fish; margarine and shortening…

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For Weight Loss, Eat More Fat?

For years, fats—including butter and red meat—have been demonized. But what scientists have found is that sugar, not saturated fats, is the enemy when it comes to heart health. In fact, I’ve recently changed my dietary recommendations, encouraging people to up their fat intake and reduce the carbs…

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8 Health-Boosting Secrets From My Life

…and lentils. I also eat fish 1–2 times per week (either: scrod, haddock, Atlantic halibut, or wild Alaskan salmon). Plus, I eat range-fed organic meats and poultry no more than once a week. 2. Avoid sugar and artificial sweeteners, since sugar will age you faster, and put you at a greater risk for developing…

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