Daily Red Meat Raises Chances Of Dying Early

Daily Red Meat Raises Chances Of Dying Early

By Rob Stein,
Washington Post Staff Writer.
Tuesday, March 24, 2009

would you like a coffin with that:

Eating red meat increases the chances of dying prematurely, according to the first large study to examine whether regularly eating beef or pork increases mortality.

The study of more than 500,000 middle-aged and elderly Americans found that those who consumed about four ounces of red meat a day (the equivalent of about a small hamburger) were more than 30 percent more likely to die during the 10 years they were followed, mostly from heart disease and cancer. Sausage, cold cuts and other processed meats also increased the risk.” More…

Posted by Kurma on 24/3/09; 8:19:26 PM

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