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Why we don't eat horse meat: It's economics


A new study from researchers at Oxford University says the roots of the taboo on horse meat are in the spread of Christianity in Anglo-Saxon England. But the real reason may be simple economics.


All red meat is bad for you, new study says

Red Meat

A long-term study finds that eating any amount and any type increases the risk of premature death. Eating red meat — any amount and any type — appears to significantly increase the risk of premature death, according to a long-range study that examined the eating habits and health of more than 110,000 adults for more than 20 years.


Red, processed meat linked to higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Eating processed meats and red meat regularly increases your risk of type 2 diabetes, a large new study shows.


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