Gluten is a protein found in wheat, spelt, kamut, barley and rye. Oats don’t contain gluten, but are typically processed on the same equipment meaning that someone following a strict gluten-free diet would need to avoid standard oats and could only consume wheat-free oats.
In October 2015, The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classified the consumption of red meat as probably carcinogenic to humans and the consumption of processed meat as carcinogenic to humans. Does this mean that I should avoid red and processed meats?
What is red meat?
Red meat is unprocessed mammalian muscle meat such as beef, veal, pork, lamb, horse or goat.
What is processed meat?
Processed meat is any meat (often beef or pork, but also chicken or turkey) that has been preserved by salting, curing, fermentation, or smoking.
It’s been well-established that parents pass along many of their own traits to their children: you probably share one or more of your parent’s hair or eye colours, for example, and are perhaps around the same height or weight.
But did you know parents can also pass on their food preferences to their children?
For many people, the concepts of “anemia” and “lack of iron” are often thought of as one and the same. But did you know that there are actually different types of anemia caused by a lack of different nutrients?