“While the new findings are likely to please proponents of popular high-protein diets, they seem certain to add to public consternation over dietary advice that seems to change every few years.” NYT: Eat Less Red Meat, Scientists Said. Now Some Believe That Was Bad Advice. (I’m just gonna sit back and eat my pasta and butter sandwich and see how this all plays out.)

+ “How did the authors of the new studies come to a wildly different conclusion? It’s less a story about whether or not one should eat meat and more about how nutrition recommendations are — or should be — made.” Julia Belluz in Vox: The new fight raging in nutrition science, explained.

+ In related news, America never really liked kale.