November 1 marks the celebration of World Vegan Day and the wrap-up of Vegan Awareness Month (October). This is just one of many national day celebrations throughout the year to promote a chosen diet or lifestyle when vegan myths are shared online. As someone who eats a plant-based diet, I always find these types of … Continue reading Addressing Vegan Myths with Advocacy
Over the past several years, plant-based proteins have captured the headlines when it comes to comparisons to our traditional proteins from animals and for potential competition in the meat case. Farmers, ranchers, and members of the agriculture community have railed against them and I've received threatening messages saying I need to be harsher on criticizing … Continue reading Research Applies to Advocacy on Plant-Based Proteins vs Beef
During the past few weeks, there has been an onslaught of questions about the beef supply chain and how beef is arriving in our grocery stores. Accurate answers to many of these questions are difficult to come by because there is so much uncertainty surrounding our current pandemic. Last week, I had the opportunity to … Continue reading Beef Questions and Answers | Interview with a Nutritionist
Surely I'm not alone in having left those leftovers on the counter overnight. Are they safe to eat? What's the best way to store meat in the freezer? And what is a meat scientist, anyway?!? We have the answers to those and even more of your meat questions. This week on the podcast, Carrie Mess … Continue reading Meat Scientist Janeal Yancey | Over A Beer 041
In the current time of social distancing, there is a lot more than Zoom calls that can bring us all together - and that is food. Carrie and Ryan bring a guest to the Over A Beer podcast series to discuss these food connections. During the course of our conversation, we see how much rural … Continue reading Food Connections with Registered Dietitian, Nicole Rodriguez | Over A Beer Podcast 040
It's safe to say that things have drastically changed over the past few weeks, but one topic that has definitely risen to the top is access to food. Whether it be families with more time on their hands or searching shelves at the grocery store that have been picked over, we've found ourselves cooking more … Continue reading We Cannot Cook with Dairy Carrie | Over A Beer Podcast 039
Growing up on my family's cattle ranch, we always had beef in the freezer. While there were other proteins - pork from the neighbors, eggs from chickens in the barn - beef protein was always our primary choice. To be honest, I am still shocked when I meet adults who admit to never having cooked … Continue reading Can beef protein fuel strength for running?
I frequently receive questions about how (of if) beef can be part of a healthy diet. Often times, beef is acquainted with cuts of yesteryear which carried more saturated fat. Thanks to advances in meat cutting to trim excess fat, cattle breeding and feeding, we see more lean beef today than we have in previous … Continue reading Can Beef Be Part of a Diet for Weight Loss and Heart Health?
No one eats a perfect diet. No food is perfect. However, food is fuel and we could all pay a little closer attention to what (and how much) we eat. This is especially true as I train and prepare for a busy 2016 race schedule that concludes as part of Team Beef at the Marine … Continue reading Join me in the 30 Day Protein Challenge
Some days, I feel exhausted when it comes to Chipotle Mexican Grill and their lack of integrity in marketing and lack of support for modern family farming and ranching. I've written several times about the burrito chain, summarized a conversation I had where their marketing department questioned the integrity of family farmers and highlighted the … Continue reading Chipotle And Cancer – Will They Remove Beef and Pork?