White meat, such as chicken, may raise blood cholesterol levels as much as red meat does, a new, small study details.
The finding surprised researchers, who didn’t expect that eating large amounts of poultry would lead to higher blood cholesterol levels. Of the three diets in the study — red meat, white meat and nonmeat proteins — only the plant-based diet was associated with healthy blood cholesterol levels, the researchers found. See more at Source: White Meat Can Raise Cholesterol As Much As Red Meat, New Study Shows
Consumer interest in vegan meat has been growing steadily over the past several years leading to increased demand from meat-eaters and vegetarians alike. From Burger King Whoppers made with vegan meat to mushroom jerky, jackfruit tacos, and so much more, the vegan meat trend is here to stay.
Both studies come with important caveats, so they aren’t going to end the often-heated dispute over whether red meat has a role to play in a healthy diet.
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Dr. Melanie Joy is the author of Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism. She is the founder and president of Beyond Carnism.
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