First Study to Show Red Meat Linked to Early Death

We've known that there is a link between eating red meat and an increased risk of heart disease and colorectal cancer, but a new large study was published in the Archives of Internal Medicine that shows the changes of dying prematurely (mortality) was 30% higher in Americans that consumed just 4 ounces of red meat a day.The study looked at almost 6,000 predominantly white volunteers ages 50-71.


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