You’ve probably heard by now the WHO’s announcement that human consumption of processed meat is well associated with some kinds of cancer, most significantly colorectal cancer. I’ve seen a lot of reaction to this announcement, almost none of it moderate, balanced or thoughtful. At one end of the continuum, vegans are basking in their smug “Told ya so!” stance. Whereas, at the other end, carnivores (and, presumably, pork industry lobbyists) cling to any perceived holes in the science, and decry the usurpation of the WHO by PETA-style activism. Continue reading Does Processed Meat Really Cause Cancer?→
Europe is adorable. All these tiny little countries jammed together, trying hard to pretend to be different countries 🙂
I kid. I’m a kidder. Mostly.
I’m writing to you from Leipzig, Germany, where I have arrived to spend a week recording lectures for the Lecturio corporation. (Perhaps more details about that later in the week, contract details permitting!)