Latest Red meat Stories

2012-10-18 11:27:37

Two components of red meat – dietary protein and dietary iron – may combine to form powerful carcinogens, N-nitroso compounds, which increase risk for bladder cancer. Moreover, individuals with reduced ability to reverse the effects of N-nitroso compounds because of a genetic variation in their RAD52 gene could be at particularly high risk. Chelsea Catsburg, a doctoral student at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, presented these...

2012-09-11 21:27:10

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A simple solution to decrease chronic disease incidence and curb the carbon footprint is an easy, yet seemingly unobtainable one: eat less red meat. According to a study published in the journal BMJ Open, reducing red and processed meat consumption would give a 3-12% drop in chronic disease incidence and would shrink the carbon footprint by about 30 million tons a year. Estimates show that food and drink account for a third of...

Pan-Frying Responsible For Increased Risk Of Prostate Cancer
2012-08-17 15:43:18

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There's nothing like good ole' pan fried meat to get your prostate up and running for its life, and as awesome as it would be to grab some fresh bacon and throw it onto a skillet to fry, scientists say you are putting yourself at risk of prostate cancer. University of Southern California researchers found that cooking red meats at high temperatures, especially pan-fried red meats, can increase your risk of the cancer by up to 40...

2012-06-08 23:03:28

Daily helpings of red meat–especially processed red meats like cold cuts and hot dogs–can shorten life. Better choices include fish, poultry, nuts, beans, and other healthy sources of protein. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 New research from the Harvard School of Public Health indicates that daily helpings of red meat–especially processed red meats like cold cuts and hot dogs–can shorten life. If that's the case, what are better choices for getting protein? The...

2012-03-13 15:36:38

Researchers at Harvard Medical School said that a diet high in red meat may be shortening life expectancy. The study suggests that red meat increased the risk of death from cancer and heart problems in its 120,000 participants. The Harvard researchers said substituting red meat with fish, chicken and nuts lowered the risks. The team analyzed data from 37,698 men between 1986 and 2008, and 83,644 women between 1980 and 2008. They said that adding an extra portion of unprocessed red...

2012-03-12 19:42:52

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 results also showed that substituting other healthy protein sources, such as fish, poultry, nuts, and legumes, was associated with a lower risk of mortality. "Our study adds more evidence to the health risks of eating high amounts of red meat, which has been associated with type 2 diabetes, coronary...

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