More red meat consumption appears to be associated with increased risk of death

Eating too much red meat may well be a bad move, but it's the knock-on effects of such research I worry aboutThe news that eating a lot of red meat regularly is bad for you in the long term is not exactly news; yet the recent announcement of a study by the Harvard School of Medicine, in which the health and diets of over 120,000 healthcare professionals were tracked over 28 years, seems to have made a bigger noise than usual.True, the figures look scary: adding a single portion of red meat to one's daily diet, they say, increases the risk of dying by 13%. Make that processed red meat - bacon, say - and the figure rises to 20%.Of course, the typical response to this is coloured by an understandable innumeracy. We are not, in the digested reports, being given the figures behind these percentages; so while the extremely casual reader may erroneously take away the information that eating a portion of bacon a day gives you a one in five chance of dying that very day, the reality is rather less alarming. It means t

More red meat consumption appears to be associated with increased risk of death

Eating more red meat appears to be associated with an increased risk of all-cause mortality and death from cardiovascular disease and cancer, but substituting other foods including fish and ...

Mon 12 Mar 12 from Medical Xpress

Red meat might be passport to untimely death

A major study conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health, which involved 110.000 people, concluded that eating as little as two pieces of pork per day or one hot dog can raise the mortality ...

Mon 19 Mar 12 from ZME Science

More support for passing on the red meat

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who eat a lot of red meat are more likely to die at any given time than those who go light on the burgers and hot dogs, a new study suggests.

Wed 14 Mar 12 from Reuters

More support for passing on the red meat, Tue 13 Mar 12 from Reuters

Nuts to your red meat reproaches | Nicholas Lezard

Eating too much red meat may well be a bad move, but it's the knock-on effects of such research I worry aboutThe news that eating a lot of red meat regularly is bad for you in the long term ...

Tue 13 Mar 12 from Guardian.co.uk

Want to Live Longer? Hold the Red Meat

People who ate red meat on a regular basis were found more likely to die over a 20-30-year period.

Tue 13 Mar 12 from Discovery.com

Red meat linked to premature death, research finds

Eating red meat significantly increases the risk of premature death from heart disease, diabetes and cancer, scientists claim

Tue 13 Mar 12 from FOXNews

Red meat and dying risk go together, study concludes

An American/German study, which was published in March 2012, found that people who daily ate red meat had an increased risk from dying of heart disease or cancer. However, better eating can ...

Mon 12 Mar 12 from iTWire

All red meat is bad for you, new study says

A long-term study finds that eating any amount and any type increases the risk of premature death.Eating red meat — any amount and any type — appears to significantly increase the ...

Mon 12 Mar 12 from L.A. Times

Too much red meat may shorten lifespan

Want to live longer? Trade some of the red meat in your diet for fish, nuts, whole grains, and other healthier protein sources, researchers say.

Mon 12 Mar 12 from CNN

Total number of sources: 25

Bookmark

Bookmark and Share