Inside the human body

Are humans red meat or white meat?

Humans are both red meat and white meat. It depends on what muscle the meat is coming from. The main determining factor of meat color is its concentration of a protein called myoglobin. Within muscle fibers, myoglobin stores and transfers oxygen from the blood to the cellular machinery.
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What is the difference between prescription ibuprofen and over-the-counter ibuprofen?

There is no therapeutic difference between prescription ibuprofen and over-the-counter (OTC) ibuprofen other than strength. OTC ibuprofen pills are 200 mg while the prescription pills...
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What is the difference between cured and uncured meat?

Labeling meat as uncured is mainly a regulatory quirk and marketing gimmick created by a consumer demand to eat healthier and consume fewer chemicals...
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What is the difference between Angus beef and regular beef?

Angus beef is beef taken from an Angus cow. Angus is a breed of cattle with its own unique characteristics. Angus cattle are known for having...
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What is the difference between Tylenol, Advil, Aleve, acetaminophen, ibuprofen, asprin, etc.?

Tylenol, Advil, Bayer, Aleve, Motrin, Excedrin, Bufferin, Midol, etc. are company and product names. Acetaminophen (a.k.a paracetamol), ibuprofen, naproxen sodium, and aspirin are the active...

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