It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Diet & Nutrition Message Board

  • Growth hormones in beef

  • Post New Thread   Closed Thread
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 09-29-2004, 08:47 PM   #16
    arkie6
    Senior Veteran
    (male)
     
    arkie6's Avatar
     
    Join Date: Nov 2000
    Location: Russellville, AR, USA
    Posts: 544
    arkie6 HB User
    Re: Growth hormones in beef

    Here are some interesting quotes related to the Framingham Study that shows how the science gets twisted around by the media:

    "In Framingham, Massachusetts, the more saturated fat one ate, the more cholesterol one ate, the more calories one ate, the lower people's serum cholesterol...we found that the people who ate the most cholesterol, ate the most saturated fat, ate the most calories weighed the least and were the most physically active. (Dr. William Castelli, Director of the Framingham Study. Archives of Internal Medicine, 1992.)

    "The diet-heart hypothesis [that suggests that high intake of saturate fat and cholesterol causes heart disease] has been repeatedly shown to be wrong, and yet, for complicated reasons of pride, profit and prejudice, the hypothesis continues to be exploited by scientists, fund-raising enterprises, food companies and even governmental agencies. The public is being deceived by the greatest health scam of the century." (Dr. George V. Mann, participating researcher in the Framingham study and author of CORONARY HEART DISEASE: THE DIETARY SENSE AND NONSENSE, Janus Publishing 1993.)

    And regarding saturated fat...

    A recent study involving over 40,000 middle-aged and older American men over a period of six years found that there was no link between saturated fat intake and heart disease in men. It also supported the contention that linolenic acid (a form of fat) is preventive against heart disease. (Ascherio A et. al. Dietary fat and risk of coronary heart disease in men: cohort follow up study in the United States. British Medical Journal, 1996 Jul 13, 313:7049, 84-90.)
    __________________
    The tragedy of science is the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact. T H Huxley

     
    Sponsors Lightbulb
       
    Old 09-30-2004, 06:15 AM   #17
    Jess75
    Senior Veteran
    (female)
     
    Jess75's Avatar
     
    Join Date: May 2004
    Location: Pa
    Posts: 2,394
    Jess75 HB UserJess75 HB User
    Re: Growth hormones in beef

    Unfortunately, organic beef is more expensive but at least the cows are well fed and taken care of.

    Last edited by Jess75; 09-30-2004 at 06:16 AM.

     
    Closed Thread

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
    Protein shakes and hair loss/growth kittywitty Hair Loss / Alopecia 3 05-03-2007 10:09 AM
    Horribly embarrassing problem: excessive hair growth... EVERYWHERE! Please help me! Melissa765 Women's Health 19 03-31-2007 11:55 AM
    Does whey protein powder contain growth hormone?? ACNE link?! stabmaster Acne 5 08-30-2003 12:54 AM




    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off




    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:40 AM.





    © 2020 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!