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The History of the Meat Industry

The History of the Meat Industry

Meal planning is taught in school as early as 3rd grade. Students are shown an infographic that shows how much of each food category is needed on your plate each meal. From an early age we are taught what we need and how to get it but rarely do we focus on the years...
The Importance of Protein

The Importance of Protein

Protein is synonymous with meat, exercise, dieting, and energy. It is an essential component of sustaining a healthy life and diet. Meat is an excellent source of protein and utilizing a proper amount of meat in your diet also gives you the protein you need. It is...
The Top Holiday Meats

The Top Holiday Meats

It does not matter what type of holidays your celebrate, meat is always a staple meal unless you are a vegetarian. Yet every family and holiday is different in terms of what type of meat is served. Whether it is poultry or beef, the following are some of the most...
Why Does the Price of Meat Fluctuate

Why Does the Price of Meat Fluctuate

To the average person, the fluctuations in the price of meat seem to occur at random. However, there are specific reasons why meat changes in price from one day to the next. Whether a person is a meat producer, a store owner, a consumer or simply interested in the...
Wine and Meat Pairing 101

Wine and Meat Pairing 101

Though it seems everyone has heard the old rule about not pairing red meats with white wines and vice versa, there is another well-considered side to this story. While it’s true that lighter dishes such as Sole Meuniere should be accompanied by more delicate...
Nutrients in Meat

Nutrients in Meat

Meat can not only be a delicious meal, it is also packed with a lot of different nutrients. Depending on what type of meat you decide to consume, you are getting various types of positive nutrients that your body can use in various ways. From amino acids to...
The History of Eating Meat

The History of Eating Meat

Humans have been eating since our ancestors were living in caves 65 million years ago. Diets among animals and early humans were mostly vegetarian and vegan, specifically around the time of the dinosaurs. It was a slow transition into full carnivorous diets, while...
Different Ways to Cook Meat

Different Ways to Cook Meat

Everyone enjoys their meat prepared in different ways. We are all familiar with the degree of how we like our steak cooked, rare to well-done, but there are different methods to prepare meat. You may be stuck in your ways of broiling your chicken or barbecuing your...
Health Benefits of Eating Meat

Health Benefits of Eating Meat

The conversation of the health benefits of eating meat can be sometimes controversial, specifical those who chose to not eat meat. Yet, there are health benefits for humans that eat meat regularly. Meat consumption has shown benefits such as the ridding certain skin...
The Future of the Meat Industry

The Future of the Meat Industry

Despite the ongoing movement to reduce the amount of meat consumption by humans, Meat remains a basic part of the human diet all around the world. Industrial countries consume the highest amount of meat. A good example of this is the United States which is estimated...