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Old 07-23-2009, 05:12 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Funny, I rarely ever hear people from the beef industry on the radio telling people they should eat more cows.

I do hear a hell of a lot of people from PETA telling people that they shouldn't eat meat at all.

I could be wrong, but that seems to be what I hear most of the time anyways.
Um, really?

The Cattleman's Association is a huge industry/business who work with numerous partners.
National Cattlemen's Beef Association

In addition, they have even sponsored USDA Food Pyramid coloring and fact sheets that are handed out in schools. Their name and logo is on the handout. MyPyramid.gov - United States Department of Agriculture - News & Media
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Old 07-23-2009, 05:30 PM
 
Location: Richardson, TX
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What was the commercial? "Beef, It's what's for dinner"

Last edited by PanTerra; 07-23-2009 at 06:42 PM..
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Old 07-23-2009, 05:41 PM
 
Location: Northern California
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Interesting sidebar - An omnivore who is consuming reasonable amounts of meat is necessarily going to have superior muscle performance during exercise or other hard exertion because he or she is going to have adequate stores of phosphocreatine in his or her body. It can be synthesized from amino acids that are present in a properly executed vegan or veggie diet, but not in the quantities that someone who includes fish, poultry and red meat can. ).
Oh really? Look at this list of vegetarian athletes:

Vegetarian athletes
Lucy Stephens, Tri-athlete
Stan Price, World Record Bench Press
Killer Kowalski, Wrestler
Ruth Heidrich, Three-Time Ironman
Debbie Lawrence, 5k Record Holder
Jim Kaat, Baseball Player
Tony Larussa, Baseball Manager
Hank Aaron, Baseball Player
Bill Pearl, Bodybuilder
Marv Levey, Buffalo Bills Coach
Robert Parnish, Center (Bulls)
Joe Namath, Football Player
Lawrence Phillips, Football Player (49ers)
Steve Bellamy, Founder of the Tennis Channel
Surya Bonaly, French Figure Skater
Brendan Brazier, Ironman Triathlete
Sally Eastall, Marathon Runner
Andreas Cahling, Mr. International Bodybuilder
Carl Lewis, Olympic Track Star
Edwin Moses, Olympic Champion
Leroy Burrell, Olympic Champion
Murray Rose, Olympic Swimmer
Pat Reeves, Power Lifter
Bill Manetti, Powerlifting Champion
Ed Templeton, Pro Skateboarder
Laban Pheidas, Proskater
Steve Berra, Proskater
Anastasia Ashley, Surfer
Martina Navratilova, Tennis Player
Bille Jean King, Tennis Champion
Peter Burwash, Tennis Champion
John Salley, Toronto Raptors
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Old 07-23-2009, 05:45 PM
 
Location: Pinal County, Arizona
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Oh really? Look at this list of vegetarian athletes:
A followup question would be, were they vegetarian when they were competing?

And, if so, what type of supplementation were they having to do?
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Old 07-23-2009, 05:51 PM
 
Location: Sango, TN
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Um, really?

The Cattleman's Association is a huge industry/business who work with numerous partners.
National Cattlemen's Beef Association

In addition, they have even sponsored USDA Food Pyramid coloring and fact sheets that are handed out in schools. Their name and logo is on the handout. MyPyramid.gov - United States Department of Agriculture - News & Media
Advertising is one thing, do they actually give interviews on the radio saying, "You should eat less vegetables, and you should eat more beef".
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Old 07-23-2009, 06:44 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Not sure if this information has made it to the radio or the airwaves...


This publication, "Issues Updates" is provided to issue managers, industry leaders and spokespersons.

"Issues Update" is funded in part by the Cattlemen’s Beef Board. It is produced for the beef industry by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. These reports and updates provide information that may be helpful in communicating about current issues. Information about issues affecting the beef marketing and business climate is funded by The Beef Checkoff.


Here is their goal and motto: NCBA... working to increase profit opportunities for cattle and beef producers by enhancing the business climate and building consumer demand.

National Cattlemen's Beef Association

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Old 07-23-2009, 06:46 PM
 
Location: Texas
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In addition, the NCBA would not encourage people to eat less veggies and more beef.

They would most likely encourage people to "choose" beef over other meats like lamb or chicken.
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Old 07-24-2009, 06:57 AM
 
Location: Visitation between Wal-Mart & Home Depot
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Oh really? Look at this list of vegetarian athletes:

Vegetarian athletes
Lucy Stephens, Tri-athlete
Stan Price, World Record Bench Press
Killer Kowalski, Wrestler
Ruth Heidrich, Three-Time Ironman
Debbie Lawrence, 5k Record Holder
Jim Kaat, Baseball Player
Tony Larussa, Baseball Manager
Hank Aaron, Baseball Player
Bill Pearl, Bodybuilder
Marv Levey, Buffalo Bills Coach
Robert Parnish, Center (Bulls)
Joe Namath, Football Player
Lawrence Phillips, Football Player (49ers)
Steve Bellamy, Founder of the Tennis Channel
Surya Bonaly, French Figure Skater
Brendan Brazier, Ironman Triathlete
Sally Eastall, Marathon Runner
Andreas Cahling, Mr. International Bodybuilder
Carl Lewis, Olympic Track Star
Edwin Moses, Olympic Champion
Leroy Burrell, Olympic Champion
Murray Rose, Olympic Swimmer
Pat Reeves, Power Lifter
Bill Manetti, Powerlifting Champion
Ed Templeton, Pro Skateboarder
Laban Pheidas, Proskater
Steve Berra, Proskater
Anastasia Ashley, Surfer
Martina Navratilova, Tennis Player
Bille Jean King, Tennis Champion
Peter Burwash, Tennis Champion
John Salley, Toronto Raptors
Really. Any athlete who is eating a vegan or vegetarian diet and is competing in sports that involve heavy anaerobic exertion is going to be supplementing his or her diet with large amounts of amino acids, particularly L-Arginine, and probably creatine monohydrate as well to correct the phosphocreatine deficiency.

You can't get what you need for maximum body performance simply from vegetative material.

You can get everything you need to live a perfectly healthy, happy life but your body needs more if you expect it to perform at its full athletic potential.
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Old 07-24-2009, 07:17 AM
 
Location: Bradenton, Florida
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I've seen commercials where they ask you to eat more chicken. At least I think that's what it says. It isn't spelled correctly.
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Old 07-24-2009, 11:05 AM
 
Location: Cumberland Co., TN
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I've seen commercials where they ask you to eat more chicken. At least I think that's what it says. It isn't spelled correctly
Cick filet- EAT MORE CHICKEN!


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I do hear a hell of a lot of people from PETA telling people that they shouldn't eat meat at all.
PETA = People Eating Tasty Animals
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