TORONTO — Steak, cheeseburgers and milkshakes may be fighting for Public Enemy No. 1 status this week after a new study warned that meat and dairy are as deadly to our health as smoking 20 cigarettes a day. 599 more words
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Recent perspective paper in Meat Science cautions about uncertainties in scientific evidence
Recent reports warn about a link between eating red and processed meat and the risk of developing cancer in the gut. 23 more words
Red and processed meat products increase women’s disease risk, according to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
Researchers from Harvard analyzed the diets and blood of 3,690 participants from the Nurses’ Health Study and found that as total red meat consumption increased, C-reactive protein (CRP, a biomarker of infections and diseases including heart disease and cancer), hemoglobin A1c (an indicator of diabetes risk), and stored iron (a mineral which in excess is associated with heart disease, cancer, and diabetes) also increased. 53 more words