Red Meat Etc. [with some recipes]

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Can meat be a part of an environmentally sustainable diet?

If you look at the raw (excuse me) numbers, the answer seems to be an unqualified “NO!”. Livestock production is responsible for 18 percent of our greenhouse gas emissions. A meat eater pumps about 1.5 tons more CO2-equivalent emissions into the atmosphere than someone who scorns meat.
But Nicolette Hahn Niman, an attorney and vegetarian who became something of an accidental rancher ...
Full Story: ...
... Politics of the Plate: The Conscientious Carnivore; by Barry Estabrook

Food processors, restaurants could cut more salt - In a report called "Salty to a Fault," Canadian researchers explain that "most uses of salt are gratuitous," and not merely used to retain the product's flavor. Salt levels in similar products vary widely, according to the report.

Study challenges claim that high sodium levels are needed to preserve product integrity and flavour, arguing that most use is gratuitous. It calls for restaurant chains, food processors and ...
Full Story: Is there too much salt in food?; by Dana Flavelle, Madhavi Acharya, Tom Yew

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Red meat works in a healthy diet — just go lean and keep portions sensible. Turn that pack of ground beef into these easy weeknight meals, from trendy sliders to classic Sloppy Joes.

Full Story: Ground Beef 5 Ways

More Interesting Links!
~ Recipes - Breakfast Sausage Patties.

~ Restaurant News - Chance of Meatballs 100 Percent at Marco's Pizza.

~ Video: Club sandwich with crisp bacon, chicken and avocado - Five Minute Food.



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