Thursday, May 7, 2009
Mmmmm Heart Disease....
This was in SparkPeople news. About red meat. I do think in moderation, very lean red meat is probably ok, but not having it is way better, in my opinion. :) xoxo -j
If red meat is a staple of your diet, you might want to reconsider how much of it you're eating. A new study in the Archives of Internal Medicine looked at the diet of more than 500,000 Americans over a span of 10 years. It found that (other things being equal), men and women who consumed the most red and processed meat were likely to die sooner, especially from heart disease and cancer, than those who consumed much less. The increased mortality risk from consuming higher levels of red meat ranged from 20 to 40 percent.
Read the whole article here.