Has Meat Become a Scapegoat for Vegans, Politicians & the Media Because of Bad Science?

Frédéric Leroy, Professor of Food Science and biotechnology at Vrije Universiteit, Brussels, presents a very informative lecture concluding that meat has effectively become a scapegoat for commercial and environmental advocates, much of which was based on bad science. Speaking at a lecture at the University of Auckland, Professor Leroy discusses how this scapegoating came about …

Fake Meat and the Rise of the Plant Based Burger

Veganism and to a lesser extent, vegetarianism, collectively rebranded as “plant based” eating is growing at an exponential rate, especially among millennials. This unprecedented growth has attracted the attention of high profile celebs such as Bill Gates who has invested in one of the many plant based or “fake meat” successes, the Impossible Burger. The …

Liver – Love It or Hate It, Here Are Some Facts

Liver is possibly the most nutrient-dense food in the world. Conventional belief is that micro nutrients are most highly concentrated in vegetables and some fruits. While this is true, their micro nutrient content doesn’t always beat what is found in liver as they are apparently more bio available from animal sources. As an example, Vitamin …

Anthropologist Debunks the Paleo Diet-Dr Christina Warinner

This poorly titled lecture by Christina Warinner, an archaeological anthropologist at the University of Oklahoma who, for the past ten years has been researching our food in the past by looking at the dental calculus of ancient human remains and using this to go back in time to calculate what our ancestors ate. For someone …

The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

Red meat, eggs, and whole milk should never have been vilified and belong in our diet. This thoroughly researched and captivating expose of the dietary guidelines first introduced in the USA and later adopted by the UK flies in the face of the dogma we are subjected to on a daily basis and proves, without …