Red meat nutrient used in weight-loss and muscle-building supplements could cause heart disease

Red meat nutrient used in weight-loss and muscle-building supplements could cause heart disease Government already suggests eating maximum of 2.5oz of red meat dailyHigher consumption linked to bowel cancer and cardiovascular diseaseNow researchers have found link between L-carnitine and heart disease By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 20:37 GMT, 7 April 2013 | UPDATED: 20:37 GMT, 7 April 2013 Supplement: New research has found a link between red meat compound L-carnitine and heart disease A nutrient abundant in red meat and also sold as a dietary supplement could raise the risk of heart disease.

Healthy eating can make tummy trouble WORSE: Why a high-fibre diet isn"t always the answer for gut problems

Healthy eating can make tummy trouble WORSE: Why a high-fibre diet isn't always the answer for gut problems | UPDATED: 23:29 GMT, 17 December 2012 Our stomachs are surely one of the most troublesome parts of our bodies — at any point, an estimated nine million Britons are suffering from tummy ache, bloating, wind and cramps.

Halving red meat consumption would slash heart disease and bowel cancer… and cut our carbon footprint

Halving red meat consumption would slash heart disease and bowel cancer… and cut our carbon footprint Reducing red and processed meat consumption would prompt a fall in chronic disease incidence of between 3 per cent and 12 per cent in Britain | UPDATED: 10:13 GMT, 11 September 2012 Cutting back on the amount of red meat people eat would reduce the risk of chronic disease and also slash Britain’s carbon footprint, according to a study.

How garlic can prevent a dicky tummy: Ingredient "100 times more powerful at fighting food poisoning than antibiotics"

How garlic can prevent a dicky tummy: Ingredient '100 times more powerful at fighting food poisoning than antibiotics' | UPDATED: 15:55 GMT, 1 May 2012 Garlic: A powerful natural anti-bacterial A garlic ingredient is 100 times more powerful than two popular antibiotics at fighting one of the leading causes of food poisoning, say scientists.

Secret sugars in your food: From two cubes in a salad to 16-and-a-half in bottled water, what you"re eating without realising it

Secret sugars in your food: From two cubes in a salad to 16-and-a-half in bottled water, what you're eating without realising it UPDATED: 02:21 GMT, 10 April 2012 Juicing the orange removes the fibre, so it is classified as the more harmful 'added sugar' Are you feeling virtuous about your healthy breakfast of wholegrain cereal washed down with a glass of orange juice After all, it’s better than an artery-clogging fry-up.

Red meat death study: The truth is you needn"t give up that juicy steak after all

Dying for a sausage As yet another study says too much red meat could kill us, the truth is you needn't give up that juicy steak after all | UPDATED: 09:02 GMT, 14 March 2012 Research:A Harvard University study found reducing the amount of red meat in our diet to 1oz a day could prevent one in ten early deaths in men, and one in 13 premature deaths in women Don't choke on your bacon buttie, but in the medical profession’s relentless quest to find ever more things that may kill us, health officials are turning up the heat on red meat — again.

Eating red meat regularly "dramatically increases the risk of death from heart disease"

Eating red meat regularly 'dramatically increases the risk of death from heart disease' | UPDATED: 07:30 GMT, 13 March 2012 Risk: Eating processed red meat raises your chances of dying from heart disease or cancer dramatically Two rashers of bacon a day raises the odds of dying from heart disease and cancer by 20 per cent, a study has claimed.

Sausage and cancer: Pancreatic cancer warning over processed meat

A sausage a day could lead to cancer: Pancreatic cancer warning over processed meat Eating one sausage a day or two rashers of bacon raises the risk of pancreatic cancer by a fifth, according to research. Scientists have found that even relatively small amounts of processed meat increase the chance of developing this deadly illness