Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Quick notes: Cow protection, Antibiotics problem..

  • Muslim spreads message of cow protection: "Cow is not the mother Hindus only, but, as Veda says, She is the mother of all (Vishwa Mata)," said the 34-year-old preacher, who has so far delivered about 200 lectures on cow's importance in schools and other institutions 

  • The Antibiotics Problem in Meat: Approximately 95 percent “of adults in India carry bacteria resistant to β-lactam antimicrobials.” 

  • The Myth of High-Protein Diets: Low-carb, high-animal-protein diets promote heart disease via mechanisms other than just their effects on cholesterol levels. Animal protein increases IGF-1, an insulin-like growth hormone, and chronic inflammation, an underlying factor in many chronic diseases. Also, red meat is high in Neu5Gc, a tumor-forming sugar that is linked to chronic inflammation and an increased risk of cancer.

  • Germs are our friends:

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