There is a body of research suggesting a link between the consumption of red meat and the development of chronic conditions. It’s important to note that while correlation does not imply causation, some studies have highlighted potential concerns associated with high red meat consumption. Here are some reasons why you might want to be concerned:
It’s important to approach these findings with a balanced perspective. Moderation and variety in diet are key, and individual health considerations may vary.
– Pattern of DNA Damage Links Colorectal Cancer and Diet High in Red Meat. July 22, 2021, by Sharon Reynolds. https://www.cancer.gov/news-events/cancer-currents-blog/2021/red-meat-colorectal-cancer-genetic-signature
– Can I Get Cancer From Eating Red Meat? https://health.clevelandclinic.org/link-red-meat-cancer-need-know/
– IARC Monographs evaluate consumption of red meat and processed meat. 26 October 2015. https://www.iarc.who.int/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/pr240_E.pdf
– Kaiwen Wu, Lei Liu et tal. The relationship between processed meat, red meat, and risk of types of cancer: A Mendelian randomization study. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9530935/
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