Nutrition Social Media

Thank you for getting social about animal agriculture! Share any of the following graphics to your social media pages!   Chicken is lower in fat and calories than most meats and provides important nutrients, including generous amounts of high-quality protein. https://bit.ly/2W3pPke     Seven cuts of pork meet the USDA guidelines for “lean” by containing less than…

What is Meatless Monday?

What’s MEATLESS MONDAY? Today’s Meatless Monday campaign is not what it seems. It’s not a grassroots effort to celebrate healthy eating. This well-funded campaign pushes an unbalanced animal rights and environmental agenda by promoting false claims about animal agriculture. During World Wars I and II, the U.S. government encouraged Americans to help the war effort…

Dairy scholar touts nutritional virtues of milk

The erosion of milk’s reputation as a healthy food choice is the biggest issue facing the nation’s dairy industry, according to the new dairy chair for The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural &Environmental Sciences. “We could survive longer on milk without food, without water (or) without pizza than you can survive on anything else,”…

Key Facts: Iron

From Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine and the Division of Gynecology at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Center for Young Women’s Health Iron is a mineral that helps build red blood cells. Most importantly, iron helps your blood cells carry the oxygen that is needed for energy. Getting the right amount of iron can improve your…

Protein in diet

From the U.S. National Library of Medicine Proteins are the building blocks of life. Every cell in the human body contains protein. The basic structure of protein is a chain of amino acids. You need protein in your diet to help your body repair cells and make new ones. Protein is also important for growth…

The Role of Red Meat in an Athlete’s Diet

Susan M. Kleiner, Ph.D., R.D. SPORTS SCIENCE EXCHANGE THE ROLE OF MEAT IN AN ATHLETE’S DIET: ITS EFFECT ON KEY MACRO-AND MICRONUTRIENTS  SSE#58, Volume 8 (1995), Number 5  Susan M. Kleiner, Ph.D., R.D. High-Performance Nutrition Mercer Island, Washington KEY POINTS  1. In the typical Western diet, meats such as beef, lamb, pork, veal, poultry, and…