DIET TRENDS BOOST RED MEAT CONSUMPTION

CHICAGO -- New research confirmed what many food retailers have observed lately: Meat sales have gotten a big boost from the surge in low-carb, high-protein dieting last year.tributed the strong sales jump to the "explosion of popularity of the Atkins diet in 2003, which led to an increased focus on red meat, particularly by men following the diet." (For the purposes of the study, researchers included

CHICAGO -- New research confirmed what many food retailers have observed lately: Meat sales have gotten a big boost from the surge in low-carb, high-protein dieting last year.

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