You will often see meat and dairy labels that say, “no added hormones,” or something like that. But, what exactly are they talking about? And what hormones should we be looking out for? Here is the FDA approvedlist:
1. Estradiol-sex hormone, current form used in cattle has been linked to increased levels of breast cancer
2. Progesterone-sex hormone used to increase fertility
3. Testosterone-sex hormone used to increase weight gain in cattle. Most cattle are castrated and the supplement is used to “make up for” the lack thereo...