Red Meat a Ticket to Early Grave, Harvard Says (page 2)

Data collected over 28 years reveal striking link - and show that consuming fish or poultry instead contributes to a longer lifeRegularly eating red meat increases significantly risk of death from heart disease and cancer, according to a study of more than 120,000 people carried out over 28 years.The findings show that each extra serving of processed red meat - equivalent to one hot dog or two rashers of bacon - raised the chances of dying by a fifth.Conversely, replacing red meat with fish, poultry, or plant-based protein foods contributed to a longer life. Nuts were said to reduce the risk of dying by 20%, making a case for swapping roast beef for nut roast.Data from 121,342 men and women taking part in two large US health and lifestyle investigations were analysed to produce the findings, published in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine.The studies monitored the progress of their participants for more than 20 years and gathered information about diet.Scientists documented 23,926 deaths, including 5,9

Red Meat a Ticket to Early Grave, Harvard Says

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Mon 12 Mar 12 from Livescience

Eating red meat raises 'substantially' risk of cancer or heart disease death

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Mon 12 Mar 12 from Guardian.co.uk

Higher red meat consumption increases mortality risk

Each serving of red meat increased risk of all cause mortality by 13% to 20%, but substituting meat with fish, poultry or low-fat dairy lowered mortality risk.

Wed 14 Mar 12 from Clinicaladvisor

More red meat risk analysis

NHS Choices finally published its critique of the Harvard red meat research that had the tabloids screaming that meat kills earlier this week. I provided some commentary on Sciencebase soon ...

Wed 14 Mar 12 from Sciencebase Blog

Processed meat, fillet steak and death

I was planning to write an “appraisal” of the Harvard study on meat and risk of death that hit the news today, but have been so busy procrastinating lately that another blog has ...

Tue 13 Mar 12 from Sciencebase Blog

Red Meat Can Be Unhealthy, Study Suggests

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Tue 13 Mar 12 from Health News

'Clear' evidence that red meat kills

Tue 13 Mar 12 from Emaxhealth

Study: Too Much Red Meat May Shorten Lifespan

MONDAY, March 12, 2012 (Health.com) -- Want to live longer? Trade some of the red meat in your diet for fish, nuts, whole grains, and other healthier protein sources, Harvard researchers say. ...

Mon 12 Mar 12 from Health News

Red meat consumption linked to increased risk of total, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality

A new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers has found that red meat consumption is associated with an increased risk of total, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality. The ...

Mon 12 Mar 12 from Biology News

Can Less Red Meat Add up to a Longer Life?

People who eat less red meat may live longer than people who regularly eat burgers, steaks, and processed foods like bacon, hot dogs, and sausage, a new study shows.

Mon 12 Mar 12 from WebMD

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