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Should You Eat the New Fake Meats?

Over time, meat substitutes have gotten increasingly more like real meat. The question is, are these newer, so-called virtuous alternatives to meat healthier than the real meat they mimic? Friends of mine used to run a vegetarian restaurant. Their customers would come in and interrogate them about menu items: what kind of oils were used in… Read More »

Monsanto Argues Roundup Cancer Victim Should Receive Less Money Because of Imminent Death

August 10, 2018, a jury found Monsanto (now owned by Bayer AG1,2) had “acted with malice or oppression” and was responsible for “negligent failure” by not warning consumers about the carcinogenicity of its weed killer, Roundup.3,4 The plaintiff in this historic case was 46-year-old Dewayne Johnson, who is dying from Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Johnson sprayed about… Read More »

Are Eggs Good Or Bad? How You Should Interpret This Latest Study

Population cohort studies can show possible associations. But they cannot really show what came first the health outcome or the egg. Photographer: Shannon VanRaes/Bloomberg© 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP What eggs-actly does this mean?  A study just published in JAMA seemed to give eggs a bit of a beating after they’ve been on a roll since 2015. After… Read More »