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What is the Omnivore’s Dilemma?

Factory-style farming and U.S. agricultural policy has democratized meat and made it available on a daily basis to all people, rich and poor. But eating too much & animal protein can contribute to & obesity, and it can cause high cholesterol and heart disease. In fact some studies show consumption of meat, in large quantities, & boosts the incidence of colon cancer. & The problem with trying to do without, especially if you adopt a strictly vegan diet (no milk or cheese & either), is it becomes hard to get & certain needed vitamins like & B-12 and & iron.

As with so many issues of how to eat healthy, & the answer to & the question of meat & is & moderation. & It's best to avoid being a glutton or a puritan and eat & what you need and leave it at that. So what do you need? & Three & ounces & of red meat a day is the limit recommended by the & USDA... imagine a meat portion that's about the size of a deck of cards. Fish is easier on the body than red meat. If you eat chicken, avoid eating the skin. Grass-fed beef is more healthy than corn-fed due to the lower & level & of saturated fats

We're interested in what you think, so feel free to comment on what kind of & a meat diet works for you. And let us know what questions you think we should ask about the food we eat.

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