Plenty of fellas are sure to have beef with this research.
Men have a tendency to eat meat so they’re perceived as manly, and changing that gender stereotype could lead to a reduction in carne consumption, according to a UCLA study reported by the Daily Mail.
Psychologist Daniel Rosenfeld and Janet Tomiyama, Ph.D., surveyed 1,706 American adults age 18 to 88 regarding their meat-eating habits, willingness to turn vegan or vegetarian, and their tendency to conform to traditional gender roles.
“First, compared to women, men reported that they eat all types of meat more frequently, including beef, pork, fish and chicken,” the duo explained.
Men who adhere to masculine stereotypes more frequently consume beef and chicken, and show a reluctance toward going vegetarian.
Men who often eat fish and pork do not stick to those rigid ideas of manliness.
Read more at NY Post.