Healthier plant-based dietary patterns were associated with better environmental health, while less healthy plant-based dietary patterns required more cropland and fertilizer, according to a new study led by researchers at Harvard Chan School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Frequent red meat consumption has been linked to increased risk of some types of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.
Strong evidence links processed meats to poor health outcomes, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some forms of cancer—but are all types of processed meat equally bad?
Diets high in red and processed meats have been linked with colorectal cancer, and a recent study helps explain why.
Diets that are largely plant-based and low in red meat may be the best way to feed a global population expected to reach 10 billion by 2050.
Replacing red meat with plant-based proteins may boost your cardiovascular health, according to a study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
While some studies have suggested that the paleo diet—which focuses on “caveman” foods such as meat, produce, and nuts—may have health benefits, experts argue that the evidence is murky.
People who eat diets known to promote chronic inflammation may have a greater risk of developing cardiovascular disease than people who eat anti-inflammatory diets.
If people opt to eat less red meat as a result of meat shortages during the COVID-19 pandemic, it could be good for their health.
Men who eat Western diets—defined as high in red and processed meats, refined grains, and sweets—may have lower sperm quality and testicular function compared to men who eat healthier diets.