One of the more persistent lies that people read in the news about diet and health just won’t go away-that lie is “red meat kills.”
No, it doesn’t. In fact if you manage it right, red meat can be and is part of the healthiest diet possible.
This week’s media scare started with a NY Times article that looks at a fake science report and just repeats it. Now the blogosphere is busy with people ripping it to bits.
Here’s what started it- NYT: Fake Science Story on Red Meat
When you see these stories in the news, they don’t show where the info comes from or what kind of info went into it. You just get the answer and have to trust someone else’s opinion on what it means. Zoe Harcombe from the UK dug a bit deeper and got to the meat of it, even the red part- Zoe Harcombe rips up bad science
One of the better takedowns of this nonsense is from Gary Taubes. Link:Share on Facebook