Tag Archive: meat

Jan 06

This Low-Carb Diet Is Good for You and the Planet:Can you resolve to reduce your fossil-fuel consumption by eating fewer animal products?

2014. A new year. The time to make resolutions. It’s when we all join gyms, sign up for dating sites, and start new diets — only to quit them a few weeks later. If you’re into resolutions, I’ve got one for you to consider: In 2014, try a low-carb diet. Not a low–carb(ohydrate) diet, but …

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Sep 14

The USDA’s reckless plan

The government intends to spread a failed pilot program that decreased food safety to every hog plant in the nation. My friend Jim, a farmer, jokes about bringing a bowl of manure and a spoon to the farmers’ markets where he sells his beef. “My beef has no manure in it, but you can add …

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Jul 24

Dogging it for the 4th

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Dale Lessenberry Longview Cable market place coordinator bragged on Michael Santellano, a coworker and contestant at the City of Longview July the 4th Media Hot Dog Eating contest. “He is pre-qualified,” Lessenberry said. “He ate 10 hot dogs in 24 minutes and 14 seconds.” However, Richard Yeakley of Longview News Journal demolished Santellano’s qualifications when …

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Jul 24

Eat real: Too many diets are about hype, not health.

Is it just my friends, or is nearly everyone on an absurd diet these days? One friend says she’s on a “primal” diet. She’s trying to eat like cavemen and will devour wild game when she can get it. Another goes on a month-long “detox” fast each year. Somehow, he survives on nothing but lemonade …

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Jun 15

Keep cancer off the BBQ grill

Some people may be reconsidering plans to grill hot dogs and steak based on a new report supporting the link between red and processed meats, and increased colorectal cancer risk. But, experts at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center say that small changes to what — and how — you grill can keep …

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