One Surprising Health Effect of Not Eating Meat, New Study Says

Perhaps Meatless Monday meals should occur a few more days a week. According to research that was presented at the annual European Congress on Obesity (ECO), vegetarians are likely to have healthier biomarkers—measurements that offer a clinical assessment—compared to meat lovers.

Study authors from the University of Glasgow examined the self-reported diet habits of healthy adults (ages 37 to 73) in the United Kingdom. After dividing the men and women into two groups—vegetarians (4,111 of the volunteers) and meat-eaters (a total of 166,516 people)—the investigators observed 19 blood and urine biomarkers associated with various chronic conditions and diseases.

And here’s

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Consumers are more confident about healthy eating as pandemic impacts wane, study says

Dive Brief:

  • Consumers have become confident about healthy eating, with about two thirds saying they can easily find information about a product’s nutrition on the package and 73% saying they are confident that they can choose healthy foods, according to the International Food Information Council’s 2021 Food & Health Survey. Two-thirds are interested in learning more about the role of food and nutrients in immune health, and food is the most common source for them to get several nutrients.
  • Clean labels are also very important to consumers, with more than half interested in food that does not have chemical-sounding
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Study: Vegetarians Have Healthier Biomarker Profile than Meat-Eaters | Medicine, Nutrition

Vegetarians appear to have lower levels of disease biomarkers that can lead to cell damage and chronic disease, according to new research from the University of Glasgow.

Vegetarians have a healthier biomarker profile than meat-eaters. Image credit: Rita E.

Vegetarians have a healthier biomarker profile than meat-eaters. Image credit: Rita E.

Biomarkers, or biological markers, are objective, quantifiable characteristics of biological processes.

They are often measured and evaluated using blood, urine, or soft tissues.

“Biomarkers can have bad and good health effects, promoting or preventing cancer, cardiovascular and age-related diseases, and other chronic conditions, and have been widely used to assess the effect of diets on health,” said senior author Dr.

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Vegetarians who drink and smoke a lot are still healthier than meat-eaters, big new study finds

Research shows that vegetarians are healthier than meat-lovers even if they are smokers and drinkers.

The scientists at the University of Glasgow in Scotland have examined more than 175,000 British adults, revealing that those with a plant-based diet were healthier than meat-lovers regardless of their age, weight, smoking habits, or how much alcohol they consumed, according to Study Find.


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The team factored in 19 different biomarkers in preventing cancer, heart and age-related diseases, as well as

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One Strong Cup of Coffee Before Exercise May Increase Fat Burning, Study ShowsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

New research suggests that the coffee consumption might be used as a tool to maximize fat-burning during aerobic exercise.

Researchers based at the University of Granada in Spain found that the consumption of about 3 milligrams per 1 kilogram of body weight, or “the equivalent of a strong coffee,” ingested half an hour before aerobic exercise significantly increased the rate of fat oxidation in adult men.

Published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, the study also found that caffeine-preceded aerobic exercise was most efficient at burning fat

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Climate Change Will Alter the Specialty Coffee Landscape in Ethiopia, Study ShowsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Natural-process coffee on a raised drying bed. Daily Coffee News photo.

Researchers from parts of Africa and Europe have shed new light on how climate change may affect what’s considered “specialty coffee” growth in Ethiopia throughout the rest of this century.

Incorporating advanced modeling for climates, topography and soils using specific geographical reference points throughout the Ethiopian coffeelands, the research provides a first-of-its-kind prediction of how specific Ethiopian coffee growing regions will be affected through 2090.

At the same time, the research explains the market-related consequences of such changes, identifying the real or perceived value of certain Ethiopian origins or

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